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Joint Industry Statement: 60 Minutes Report

Good Morning, Please see the joint industry statement related to a 60 Minutes story about Lumber Liquidators and specifically concerning the utilized test methodology to measure formaldehyde. As the second accredited laboratory engaged by 60 Minutes for small chamber analysis of deconstructed flooring samples the attached statement is reflective of our opinion of the ARB […]

CARB 2 Formaldehyde Testing and Compliance

Recently, the CBS program 60 Minutes aired a piece on Chinese-made laminated flooring that was tested for formaldehyde emissions. Benchmark International was one of the labs hired to test products purchased and supplied by 60 Minutes. Benchmark International tested all products provided using CARB’s testing methodology and standard operating procedures.

EPA Releases US National Formaldehyde Proposals

The EPA recently released a new regulation to protect the public from exposure to formaldehyde. This new regulation includes additional products not covered by CARB and will impact multiple businesses throughout the wood products industry at both the primary and secondary points of manufacture. We’re Here to Help At Benchmark International, we’re here to support […]

Welcome to the new BMH website.

Dear Friends, Welcome to the new Benchmark International website! We hope you like its easy-to-navigate, enhanced features. We’re always looking for ways to serve you better, and this site will help us achieve that goal. Use our new site to learn more about our testing, engineering design, inspection and certification services. We offer the widest […]