What’s E0 Grade For Formaldehyde Emission of Wood Based Panels ?
In China, the grade of Formaldehyde Emission of Wood Based Panels are E0, E1, E2 . E0, E1, E2 are the Formaldehyde Emission standards for MDF, HDF, Particleboard, OSB, plywood, veneered plywood, blockboard, melamine faced board, floor.
According to the national compulsory standard GB18580-2001<Limit of Formaldehyde Emission of Wood-based Panels and Finishing Products>, all wood-based panels should meet E1 or E2 grade.
In China, E0 (‘0′ is the number ‘0’, not letter ‘O’) comes from the national standard GB/T9846.1- 9846.8-2004 <Plywood> . However, E0 grade is not compulsory standard in China. But many manufacturers are trying to adopt E0 standard in production.
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