Does engineered wood have formaldehyde?
- MEDITE SMARTPLY
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Since 2001, MEDITE SMARTPLY has always manufactured its entire SMARTPLY OSB range with absolutely no added formaldehyde as standard, alongside technically specialised no added formaldehyde MEDITE MDF panel solutions.
As we become increasingly aware of the affect our indoor environments have on our health wellbeing, formaldehyde emissions standards are coming under closer scrutiny.
Formaldehyde is a substance that occurs naturally in trees and therefore is present in all wood-based products in very small safe amounts, that may be off-gassed or emitted over time. Issues can arise, however, when formaldehyde-based resins are added during the manufacturing process of composite wood panels.
Striving to mitigate any risk associated with high formaldehyde levels, MEDITE SMARTPLY ensure that both of its award-winning product ranges not only meet but exceed all low formaldehyde emissions standards.
Rebecca Goldsmith – Product Marketing Executive says: “Our commitment to leading the way in the development of timber panel solutions has meant that we have always put the health and wellbeing of our customers and end users first.
“SMARTPLY OSB and speciality MEDITE MDF panels are specifically developed with wellbeing in mind for use in the most sensitive applications.
“MEDITE SMARTPLY design panel solutions to overcome modern construction challenges and will help us all to achieve safer, healthier indoor environments.”
By consistently exceeding standards, MEDITE SMARTPLY sets a new precedent for the timber industry that encourages the innovation of construction products that put the health and wellbeing of both contractors and end users first.