August 2010
GAO Reports;8/13/2010, preceding p1
Government Document
The article offers information on the research regarding the health risk of using formaldehyde in clothing and textiles, conducted by the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO). The research examines the formaldehyde levels in clothing in the U.S. while analyzing the government reviews and medical literature. It notes the health risks associated with formaldehyde, including contact dermatitis.


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