ICC Evaluation Service issues its first formaldehyde listing

ICC Evaluation Service issues its first formaldehyde listing

ICC Evaluation Service issues its first formaldehyde listing

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ICC News Release
For Immediate Release
January 3, 2018
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Contact: Whitney Doll
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ICC Evaluation Service issues its first formaldehyde emission listing

The ICC-ES Listing Program continues to grow, adding new clients and service offerings

Brea, Calif. – ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) issued its first formaldehyde emission listing as a third-party certifier under the Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products Rule to Fuzhou Leifeng Building Material Co. Ltd of China.

ICC-ES is one of a few providers worldwide that is approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to certify that composite wood products sold, supplied, offered for sale, imported to or manufactured in the United States are compliant with the formaldehyde emission standards. All producers of composite wood panels are required to have their products certified by an EPA-recognized third-party certifier to ensure their products are compliant.

“EPA recognition has allowed ICC-ES to expand its service offerings to a whole new set of manufacturers in need of such services,” said ICC-ES President Shahin Moinian, P.E. “We are proud to have reached this milestone and look forward to certifying more manufacturers in the future.”

ICC-ES continues to grow its “one stop shop” certification programs and add to its comprehensive suite of services which include innovative product evaluation as well as product listings to standards within the International Codes and other codes in the nation. For more information about the ICC-ES Listing Program, visit http://www.icc-es.org/listing.

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 About ICC-ES

The ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), a member of the ICC Family of Companies, is a nonprofit, limited liability company that does technical evaluations of building products, components, methods and materials. ICC-ES evaluation reports, building product listings and plumbing, mechanical and fuel gas listings provide evidence that products and systems meet requirements of codes and technical standards.

About the International Code Council
The International Code Council is a member-focused association. It is dedicated to developing model codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures. Most U.S. communities and many global markets choose the International Codes.