ICC-ES Receives Accreditation to Conduct Formaldehyde Emission Listing

Brea, Calif. – ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) – the experts in building product evaluation and certification  – has received accreditation from the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI)  to provide third-party certification services to manufacturers of composite wood products. This accreditation complements the company’s existing EPA-approved formaldehyde emission listing program.

ICC-ES has earned this accreditation under 40 CFR part 770 – Formaldehyde Standards for Composite Wood Products. Products that can be certified under this program include hardwood plywood, particleboard, medium-density fiberboard (MDF) and thin MDF.

“We are pleased to receive such valuable accreditation to provide these certifications,” said ICC-ES Quality System Director David Pereg. “We have been providing exceptional service in this area, and these scope extensions will allow us to continue our service offerings and add more value and options to our clients.”

ICC-ES offers a comprehensive suite of services which include innovative and prompt 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.

For more information about the formaldehyde emission standard, click here.

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About ICC-ES
The ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), a member of the ICC family of solutions, is a nonprofit, limited liability company that does technical evaluations of building products, components, methods and materials. ICC-ES evaluation reportsbuilding 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 nonprofit association that provides a wide range of building safety solutions including product evaluation, accreditation, certification, codification and training. It develops model codes and standards used worldwide to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures.