ATCM Rulemaking Documents
The California Air Resources Board approved the airborne toxic control measure (ATCM) to reduce formaldehyde emissions from composite wood products on April 26, 2007. The ATCM was later approved by the Office of Administrative Law (OAL) and it became effective in California on April 18, 2008.
Final Approval/OAL Action
OAL approved the rulemaking and filed it with the Secretary of State on April 18, 2008.
Final Regulation Order as approved by OAL
Adopted Regulations and Materials Submitted to OAL
The final rulemaking package was filed with OAL on March 7, 2008.
- Executive Order
- Final Regulation Order
- Final Statement of Reasons
- Request For Early Effective Date
- Notice of Decision and Response to Significant Environmental Issues
- Updated Informative Digest
Hearing Action and Supplemental 15-Day Notices
Board Resolution and its two attachments:
- Attachment A: Proposed Regulation Order
- Attachment B: Staff’s Suggested Modifications to the Original Proposal Distributed at the Board hearing on April 26, 2007
Supplemental 15-Day Notice
15-Day Notice of Public Comments for modified regulatory language and supplemental analysis:
Public Hearing Notice and Related Material
- Appendix A: Proposed Regulation Order
- Appendix B:Estimation of Formaldehyde Emissions from Composite Wood Products
- Appendix C: Composite Wood Products Air Dispersion Modeling, Modeling Details, and Air Dispersion Modeling Write-up
- Appendix D : Basis for Formaldehyde Emission Factors
- Appendix E: Amounts and Cost of Composite Wood Products in New Site-Built Homes
- Appendix F: Basis for Estimating Reductions in Daily Time-weighted Average Formaldehyde Concentration
- Appendix G: Estimation of "Per Panel" and Industry-Wide Cost Increases for Phase 1 and Phase 2
- Appendix H: Comparison of the Proposed Phase 1 and Phase 2 Standards to Selected International Standards
- Appendix I: Abbreviations
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