Georgia-Pacific Chemicals has announced the launch of its LEAFTMlow-emission adhesives.
Georgia-Pacific Chemicals, Atlanta, has announced the
launch of its LEAFTMlow-emission adhesives. These
adhesives are designed to aid in complying with a variety of green building
standards and the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Airborne Toxic
Control Measure to Reduce Formaldehyde Emissions from Composite Wood Products
Phase 2 requirements. LEAF wood adhesives are designed for use in particleboard
and medium-density fiberboard that is used in furniture paneling, cabinetry,
and other products with composite wood parts.
current line includes two products. LEAF
C2 resins, designed for compliance with CARB Phase 2, are easy to adapt and
compatible with existing manufacturing processes. LEAF C2 resins are available
in urea formaldehyde or melamine urea formaldehyde formulations. The products may also contribute to meeting green building standard
GB products do not contain any added urea-formaldehyde. They contribute toward Leadership
in Energy and Environmental Design
®(LEED) credits and meet other green building standards. LEAF
may be melamine formaldehyde- or phenol formaldehyde-based and can be used in
tandem with Georgia-Pacific’s unique scavenger systems. They can be customized to meet CARB Phase 2 requirements as
well, and are compatible with existing manufacturing processes for easy
more information, visitwww.gp.com/chemical/.
GEORGIA-PACIFIC CHEMICALS: Low-Emission Adhesives (9/23/09)
September 23, 2009