This page contains the small entity compliance guide developed to assist Accreditation Bodies and Third-Party Certifiers in complying with the Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products final rule. Compliance guides are being updated in Chinese, French, Indonesian, and Portuguese, and will be made available when completed.
Required by the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996, EPA developed the guides to help small businesses understand the rule, issued under the Toxic Substances Control Act Title VI. Learn more about regulatory flexibility for small entities.
Material on this page has been updated to reflect changes to the formaldehyde rule requirements following the March 13, 2018 court order and joint stipulation. Learn more about this action and other rule amendments.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- English - Small Entity Compliance Guide for Accreditation Bodies and Third-Party Certifiers (PDF)(23 pp, 501 K)
- Spanish - Guía de cumplimiento para entidades pequeñas destinada a organismos de acreditación y organismos encargados de certificación mediante terceros (PDF)(23 pp, 1 MB)
- Vietnamese - Hướng Dẫn Các Cơ Quan Cấp Phép và Tổ Chức Chứng Nhận Thứ Ba Về Việc Tuân Thủ Luật Dành Cho Doanh Nghiệp Nhỏ (PDF)(23 pp, 389 K)