Midmark Corp,Versailles, Ohio, has announced that all of its products manufacturedwith composite wood are in compliance with the California Air ResourceBoard (CARB) phase 2 airborne toxic control measure (ATCM) to controlformaldehyde emissions. Products includeMidmark and Ritter casework, Integra® operatory casework, and Artizan®dental furniture, as well as upholstered items with compositesubstances.

The ATCM applies to composite wood products including hardwood plywood,particleboard, medium-density fiberboard, thin medium-densityfiberboard, and other furniture and finished products containingcomposite wood parts.

Midmark currently uses particleboard and medium-density fiberboard inthe fabrication of its cabinetry products. Since receiving its phase 1compliance in January 2009, Midmark has cut formaldehyde emissions fromits products in half in order to comply with CARB phase 2 standards.

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