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UL Environment Co-Hosts Furniture Seminar in Vietnam

On September 28, UL Environment co-hosted a seminar in Vietnam where manufacturers learned how testing and certification can help them gain access to global furniture markets. Guiseppe Barisan, global operations director at UL Furnishings and Scott Steady, product manager for chemical emissions testing and certification at UL Environment discussed global emissions regulations that apply to furniture and how manufacturers can design and manufacture products for low chemical emissions. Topics included the risk of formaldehyde used in industrial resins and adhesives, including those used to make composite wood products. [...]