Recent news says Lumber Liquidators settled charges with the California Air Resources Board regarding wood laminate flooring from China helped keep investors calm.

“There are a lot of people who would prefer lower contaminant products, but if they are more expensive, they are not going to choose them,” said Paul Francisco, former chairman of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers’ standard on residential ventilation and indoor air quality. He’s also senior coordinator for the Illinois Sustainability Technology Center inChampaign, Ill., which helps prevent pollution, conserve natural resources and reduce waste.

“Customer safety is our top priority,” the company emailed in a statement, adding that “Lumber Liquidators has voluntarily offered a free testing program — for more than one year —to customers who purchased this small number of products.”

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