Frequently Asked Questions
What is Formaldehyde?
Formaldehyde is a colorless, flammable gas at room temperature. It is also a byproduct of combustion and certain other natural processes. It has a strong odor and exposure may cause adverse health effects.
Where is it found?
Building materials and insulation
Fertilizers and pesticides
Used in the making of composite wood products
Glues, paints and lacquers and paper products
Preservatives used in some medicines and cosmetics