Composite Woods Product Imports Face Deadline for U.S. TSCA Certification

Further to previous communication, effective March 22, 2019, U.S. importers of certain types of composite wood products will need to certify that their imported products comply with the formaldehyde emissions standards under the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), Title VI. The TSCA Title VI. Certification requirements will affect three…

U.S. EPA Requirements for Import of Composite Wood Products

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in its role as a Partner Government Agency (PGA) with U.S. Customs, recently shared additional information with regard to the import of composite wood products and corresponding formaldehyde emission standards. Composite wood products include hardwood plywood, medium–density fiberboard (MDF) and particleboard as well as finished goods made from these…