EPA Slates Webinar

February 27, 2019 – HIGH POINT, NC – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) will offer a webinar Wednesday, March 6 on importer responsibilities under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Title VI Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products rule.

www The webinar will be from 2 to 3 p.m. (Eastern time). To register for the March 6 webinar, click on this link: https://teregistration.cbp.gov/index.asp?w=151.

The webinar was first offered on February 26. One portion discusses general rule requirements for importers of regulated composite wood products and component parts/finished goods. The deadline for these goods to comply with the emission requirements within the formaldehyde standard was June 1, 2018.

The second half of the webinar discusses the TSCA Section 13 import certification requirements, which go into effect on March 22, 2019.

The target audience for the webinar includes importers, import brokers and other interested TSCA Title VI regulated stakeholders who may import products into the customs territory of the United States that are, or contain, TSCA Title VI regulated composite wood products. The webinar will include time for attendees to address questions to EPA and CBP staff following the presentation.

EPA has TSCA Title VI compliance guides in English, Spanish and Vietnamese here. EPA is in the process of updating these guides in Chinese, French, Indonesian and Portuguese. The codified text for the final rule, general resources and guidance materials are available on EPA’s formaldehyde homepage, https://www.epa.gov/formaldehyde. Questions about the formaldehyde emission standards for composite wood products regulatory program can be directed to Todd Coleman at coleman.todd@epa.gov or (202) 564-1208.