WHAT IS FORMALDEHYDE
Formaldehyde is a common toxic pollutant in indoor environment, which is colorless and has an emission-period of around 3 – 15 years. When the content of formaldehyde is in a high level, it makes the environment to have a strong and pungent smell. Normally, there are more than 3,000 kinds of constructional materials to contain contents of formaldehyde, which are mainly paints, fiber boards, plywoods, sound baffles and polystyrene, etc.
- US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has already confirmed “Formaldehyde” as a Carcinogen.
- International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has confirmed “Formaldehyde” as Carcinogen for cancers of nose and throat.