Composite wood products, including hardwood plywood, medium density fiberboard (MDF) and particleboard are used in a variety of products such as flooring, furniture, cabinetry and building materials. A national standard for formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products, designed to closely mirror the existing standards established by the California Air Resources Board (CARB), has been in… read more
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Since 1986, when Californians voted in favor of the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act (more commonly known as Proposition 65), the initiative has been warning residents of California of toxic substances that are in the goods they purchase. The Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) oversees Proposition 65 and its list of… read more
Our Product Lens™ chemical disclosure program has been recognized under the Building Product Design and Optimization grouping – Materials Ingredient credit by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED® green building program. To read about the specific requirements in this category of LEEDv4, visit the USGBC website. UL’s Product Lens program was developed to address… read more