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Cardno ChemRisk Publishes Study on Formaldehyde Emissions from Laminate Flooring
Our general findings are as follows:
- One of the two delaminated products that we tested was found to not be in compliance with the current CARB standard; emissions from the other product were equivalent to the standard.
- Our chamber testing results were up to 9-fold lower than results that were previously documented by CBS News.
- Nonetheless, the actual airborne concentrations of formaldehyde measured following the installation of these products in a real-world setting were far below levels at which acute health effects are known to occur.
The abstract of the article can be found on the journal's website and a brief presentation of our results can be found here. If you would like a full copy of the paper, or if you have any questions regarding its content, please contact Dr. Jennifer Pierce.