TITLE

Formaldehyde: A necessary evil

AUTHOR(S)
Verma, S. S.
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Chemical Business;Feb2009, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information about formaldehyde, its production, application and effects on wealth when exposed to it. Considered as the simplest aldehyde, formaldehyde reacts with various chemicals and belongs to the family called volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Products that contain formaldehyde include cosmetics, disinfectants and antiseptics. It is toxic and carcinogenic to humans.
ACCESSION #
37013438

 

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