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For Mills - Compliance Guide for Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood, with Translations

This page contains the small entity compliance guide developed to assist mills 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.  

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