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CBSNews

Lumber Liquidators is the largest and fastest-growing retailer of hardwood flooring in North America, with over 360 stores in 46 states and revenues of more than a billion dollars a year. But hardwood isn't the only product they sell. More than 100 million square feet of the company'scheaper laminate flooring is installed in American homes every year.

Lumber Liquidators is a U.S. company, but much of its laminate flooring ismade in China, and as we discovered during our investigation, may fail to meet health and safety standards, because it contains high levels offormaldehyde, a known cancer causing chemical. Lumber Liquidators insists its Chinese-made laminate flooring is safe, but it doesn't appear that way based on what we learned from our own reporting and from the work of people like Denny Larson.

To read a full article, please go to

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/lumber-liquidators-linked-to-health-and-safety-violations/

New York Times

Installing a new wood floor is usually about aesthetics: brown or black? Glossy or matte?

Now, some Americans and businesses are grappling with another feature:formaldehyde.

Uneasy consumers have flooded state and federal safety agencies with inquiries about Lumber Liquidators, the discount flooring retailer accused in a 60 Minutes episode of selling laminate wood with high levels of formaldehyde, a known carcinogen. Should they rip it out? Leave it in? And what are the dangers to adults, children or even pets?

To read a full article, please go to

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/11/business/homeowners-try-to-assess-risks-from-chemical-in-floors.html?_r=0

CBSNews

Most vinyl flooring contains chemicals called phthalates, many of which have been banned from children's products over concerns of negative health effects. Now, a report released on Wednesday praised Home Depot (HD) as being "far ahead of its competitors" in requiring suppliers to stop using the chemicals.

To read a full article, please go to

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/home-depot-to-step-selling-vinyl-flooring-with-phthalates/

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