The main standard for assessing the effect of temperature changes on the surfaces of wooden artefacts and furniture has been updated. The standard does not apply to leather surfaces, coated fabrics, natural and synthetic textiles. The main changes introduced concern the typology and evaluation of tested samples: as far as the typology is concerned, the
On August 21, 2019, Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, published a final rule that provides technical amendments to the December 12, 2016 formaldehyde rule. The amendments will further align EPA’s TSCA Title VI regulation with the California Air Resource Board’s Airborne Toxic Control Measure to reduce formaldehyde emissions from composite wood and provide clarity on certain
COSMOB partecipated at the General Assembly of the European Innovawood Network which took place from 26 to 28 March 2019 at the Thünen Institut located in Hamburg. The event, with yearly recurrence, constitutes an important moment of discussion between the partners of the Innovawood Network. The general assembly represents an opportunity to provide an update
Formaldehyde is a highly volatile colorless gas which is taken by inhalation from the body and therefore carcinogenic to humans (as declared by the “International Agency for Research on Cancer”) and it is present in the glues used for the production of furniture. In order to protect the health of the consumer, the use of formaldehyde


  PROGRAM 09:30 Registration of participants 09:45 Welcome greetings 10:00  COSMOB Control and management of processes: -Identification and verification (test) of critical process variables -Verification of the finished product (performance tests) -Presentation of the CQP (Cosmob Qualitas Praemium) Process control – Painting 11:00 Coffe break 11:30 ICA Group e COSMOB Innovation in varnishes: ecological and qualitative