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Formaldehyde: more common in your Household than you think…more dangerous than you want!
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) classifies Formaldehyde as a probable human Carcinogen; The International Agency for Research (IARC) does classify Formaldehyde as a human carcinogen and the California Air Resource Board (CARB) has classified it as a Toxic Air Contaminate.
Formaldehyde is a chemical widely used by industry to manufacture building materials and numerous household products. It is also used as a preservative in laboratories, as embalming fluid, and as a sterilizer. But is it also causing Cancer?
Its primary use is in the production of resins and as a chemical intermediate. It is also a by-product of combustion and certain other natural processes. This means it may be present in substantial concentrations both indoors and outdoors.
Watch this video to learn where it is in your home.
Why is your indoor air quality perhaps more dangerous to your health than the outdoor air quality?
Learn how you can recognize the sources of Formaldehyde and what you can do to improve your health from your body’s absorption of this chemical by respiration or absorption into your skin of this harmful chemical. Click here for more information.