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Volatile organic compound emissions from engineered wood productsAuthor(s): Steve Zylkowski; Charles Frihart
Source: Research Note. FPL-RN-0350. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 8 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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DescriptionThirteen bonded engineered wood products representing those commonly used in building construction were evaluated for volatile organic chemicals using methods developed for interior bonded wood products. Although formaldehyde and acetaldehyde were emitted from all samples, they were not the dominant volatiles, which greatly depended on wood species and bonding processes.
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CitationZylkowski, Steve; Frihart, Charles. 2017. Volatile organic compound emissions from engineered wood products. Research Note. FPL-RN-0350. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 8 p.
KeywordsVolatile organic compounds, engineered wood products, laboratory testing, commercially bonded products
- Volatile organic compounds emissions from North American engineered wood products
- Adhesives with wood materials : bond formation and performance
- Wood adhesives : vital for producing most wood products
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