Formaldehyde emissions is an important topic in home construction. It received additional attention when the Department of Health and Human Services' National Toxicity Program released the 12th Report on Carcinogens in June of 2011. The report links formaldehyde to leukemia.
The following resources may provide design professionals and consumers with more information about formaldehyde emissions from engineered lumber products (ELP):
- Weyerhaeuser - Q&A about Adhesives and Formaldehyde Emissions.
- Weyerhaeuser - Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
- American Wood Council - Q&A about Formaldehyde.
- APA - Technical Note: Formaldehyde and Engineered Wood Products