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Lumber Liquidators Sued in California Over Formaldehyde Home Test Kits

Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. was accused in a lawsuit of supplying consumers with unreliable kits to test for formaldehyde as federal authorities investigate reports the company sold flooring with high levels of the cancer-causing chemical. The home testing kits weren’t …

Va. Retailer Lumber Liquidators Faces Safety Inquiry

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Wednesday it is investigating Lumber Liquidators Chinese-made laminate flooring following a national TV broadcast raised concerns over levels of formaldehyde. Chairman Elliot F. Kaye said Wednesday the agency is taking the issue seriously …

New York’s Schumer Requests Safety Probe of Imported Flooring

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-New York) is asking the Consumer Product Safety Commission to investigate the safety of Chinese-imported wood laminate flooring from Lumber Liquidators in Toano, Virginia, and initiate recalls if needed. The New York Democrat says federal authorities …

Va. Retailer Lumber Liquidators to Pay for Safety Testing of Flooring

Retailer Lumber Liquidators said on March 12 that it stands by its products and will pay for the safety testing of laminate floors for customers to help ease concerns. The Toano, Virginia, company addressed concerns raised following a “60 Minutes” …

Georgia Beauty Salons Seek to Reduce Hazardous Chemical Exposure

Federal officials and Georgia beauty professionals have formed an alliance to reduce exposure to hazardous chemicals. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced the partnership with the Concerned Beauty Professionals at Georgia Tech this week. Officials …