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PEHSU Factsheet: Formaldehyde > Formaldehyde


posted on Aug 26, 2021
  • Is produced by our bodies as a part of our normal metabolism.
  • Is one of the most common indoor air contaminants.
  • Can be found in hundreds of household materials, home furnishing, “permanent press” clothing, personal care products and building materials (e.g., laminate flooring, walls, cabinets, carpet).
  • Is found in smoke from cigarettes and other tobacco products, from gas stoves, and from open fireplaces.
  • Can be found in smog.