Midmark Corp, Versailles, Ohio, has announced that all of its products manufactured with composite wood are in compliance with the California Air Resource Board (CARB) phase 2 airborne toxic control measure (ATCM) to control formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products. Products include Midmark and Ritter casework, Integra® operatory casework, and Artizan® dental furniture, as well as upholstered items with composite substances.
The ATCM applies to composite wood products including hardwood plywood, particleboard, medium density fiberboard, thin medium density fiberboard, and other furniture and finished products containing composite wood parts.
Midmark currently uses particleboard and medium density fiberboard in the fabrication of its cabinetry products. Since receiving its phase 1 compliance in January 2009, Midmark has cut formaldehyde emissions from its products in half in order to comply with CARB phase 2 standards.
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