Do you know that most of the big box stores and lumber yards import their
MDF crown moldings from China, Chile and Brazil!
Do you know what you are getting? Can you trust what they are made of?
Do you know what that they are glued together with? Formaldehyde
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Known human carcinogen"associated with nasal sinus cancer and nasopharyngeal
cancer, and possibly with leukaemia in June 2004.
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classifies formaldehyde as a human carcinogen.
Many consumers may not be aware that formaldehyde, a toxin and carcinogen
commonly used in the embalming process, is also one of the most common ingredients in many
materials that make up a normal home. As a result, many household items from furniture to
bed sheets emit formaldehyde fumes that are harmful to the health of families and children.
Formaldehyde can cause irritation of the skin, eyes, nose, and throat.
High levels of exposure may cause some types of cancers.
The first proposal would implement formaldehyde emission standards under TSCA
Title VI, and would apply to hardwood plywood, medium-density fiberboard,
particleboard, and finished goods containing these productsthat are sold, supplied,
for sale, or manufactured (including imported) in the United States.
Who do you trust?