Formaldehyde is a colorless, flammable, strong-smelling chemical that is used in building materials and to produce many household products. It is used in pressed-wood products, such as particleboard, plywood, and fiberboard; glues and adhesives; permanent-press fabrics; paper product coatings; and certain insulation materials.
Health effects of formaldehyde
Formaldehyde can cause:
Where formaldehyde is found
Most commonly formaldehyde is found in:
How you can be exposed to formaldehyde
The relationship between formaldehyde and cancer?