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Asthmagens

Formaldehyde
CAS# 50-00-0

Where is it Commonly Found?

Acoustical mineral wool (such as wall and ceiling - sold as acoustical insulation)
Flush type doors
solid composite core
hardwood face
General performance sealants (PVAC, butyl, vinyl, etc.)
Industrial particleboard (furniture, fixtures, cabinets, etc.)
Interior solvent thinned paints
MDF, not coated or prefinished, standard panel
Mineral wool building batts, blankets and rolls
Particleboard floor underlayment
Prefinished hardwood plywood
Sheet vinyl flooring
Softwood lumber products
Softwood plywood
Standard basic hardboard (not machined or coated)
Synthetic resin and rubber adhesives
Tempered basic hardboard (not machined or coated)
Vegetable adhesives (starches)
Wall coverings
Wood office furniture
Wood office work surfaces (modular systems)
Urea formaldehyde foam insulation
Formaldehyde resins as bonding adhesives in Particleboard, plywood and paneling
Carpets
Upholstery
Adhesives
Carpets
Drapes
Fiberboard
Foams for insulations
Hard plastics used in molding and laminates
Indoor combustion products
Laminates
Paints
Polyacetyl resins
Preservatives
Surface coating
Textile production
Varnishes

ASTHMA TRIGGER AND / OR ASTHMAGEN?
Condition is True
Asthma Trigger
Condition is True
Asthmagen

*We are following the European Union principles on asthma where the focus is on evidence that a substance has the ability to cause asthma, rather than on the existence of a specific underlying mechanism.

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