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ANSI/WMA 100-2018 Now Available – 1/10/2018

The latest edition of the WMA 100, ANSI/WMA 100-2018, Standard Method of Determining Structural Performance Ratings of Side-Hinged Exterior Door Systems and Procedures for Component Substitution, has been published and is now available from the WMA website.

ANSI/WMA 100 is a performance standard for determining structural performance ratings of residential Side-Hinged Exterior Door Systems (SHEDS) and includes procedures for component substitution.  The ANSI/WMA 100 has been developed under the auspices of WMA’s Industry Standards and Certification Committee (ISCC).

For additional information please contact Jessica Ferris, WMA Director of Codes and Standards.

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Changes to California’s Proposition 65
Waring Requirements – Are you in Compliance?

Changes to the warning or safe harbor requirements of Proposition 65, also known as The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, took effect August 30, 2018.  Proposition 65 is a California statute that addresses toxic chemical exposures to the environment, at the workplace, in food, and in consumer products.  The law requires businesses to provide warnings, in the form of labels or signs, for exposures to chemicals that cause cancer or reproductive harm. Read more on Prop 65