KCMA says to receive its Environmental Stewardship Program seal on cabinetry, manufacturers must prove that all composite wood used in the cabinets is CARB Phase 2 compliant.
Wood industry trade groups, including furniture and cabinetry makers, have been trying to separate their goods from the products made in China that contained high levels of formaldehyde. The Kitchen Cabinet Makers Association issued a statement last week saying that there is no risk of exposure to formaldehyde in cabinets that receive its Environmental Stewardship Program seal, because its program requires that engineered wood used in it must be CARB Compliant.
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