On 1 January 2023
, the 'Formaldehyde Emissions from Composite Wood Products Regulations' will come into force to regulate Formaldehyde emissions from wood-based composite products in Canada
The regulation contributes to reducing the exposure of the Canadian people to indoor air emissions of formaldehyde from composite wood products made, sold or imported into Canada.
In addition to requirements for emission limits
, it imposes requirements for product traceability, registration and labelling. The new regulation follows the U.S. EPA's TSCA Title VI requirements already in place in the United States; the only difference will be the label
, which requires minimum font size, information squaring and dual language (English and French).
For a thorough examination of this subject please consult: https://canadagazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p2/2021/2021-07-07/html/sor-dors148-eng.html