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Hazardous Air Pollutant (HAP)

Any air pollutant listed or pursuant to section 112(b) of the Clean Air Act. There are 189 regulated toxic chemicals on this list, including asbestos, beryllium, mercury, benzene, coke oven emissions, radionuclides, and vinyl chloride.

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FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) Certified

An independent nonprofit organization devoted to encouraging the responsible management of the world’s forests. Products carrying the FSC label are independently certified to assure that the forests they come from are managed to meet the social, economic, and ecological needs of present and future generations.

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