The latest revision of this industry standard (June, 2011), “IWPA Grade,” includes thickness tolerances, and describes plywood graded and marked in thicknesses of 2.7 mm through 25 mm made from tropical hardwoods. The Standard contains quality criteria, provisions for packing, product marking, claims, and definitions. This standard is a consolidation of "IHPA-1997", and subsequent amendments in 1999 (species, packaging), 2004 (strapping), and 2010 (formaldehyde emissions requirements). This standard also includes a Chinese translation for the "Summary of Characteristics of Tropical Hardwood Face, Back and Core Veneer." Pdf format only (or duplicate copy). 36pp.
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Please NOTE that this version was written PRIOR to the EPA TSCA VI regulations were put in place. This does not reflect those requirements which are substantial. For additional information on those rules please see the EPA website here.