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Flooring / Lumber Liquidators / China Product (Part I) #1083343

CNN Evening News for Friday, May 08, 2015
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The problems with Chinese-made laminated flooring sold through Lumber Liquidators as aired in AC's "60 Minutes" report presented; details given about the testing of Chinese-made flooring for formaldehyde levels & the legal actions taken due to health issues from the chemicals. [Global Community Monitor director Vinnie LORSON?, environmental attorney Richard DRURY, Mt. Sinai's Dr. Philip LANDRIGAN?- criticize the Chinese laminate with formaldehyde that can produce health problems, especially in children; add the wood cannot be sold in California.] The results of the testing of the flooring in states other than California cited. [Lumber Liquidators chairman Tom SULLIVAN - criticizes the tests.]
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Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:07:40

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