Formaldehyde has been classified as a known human carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer and as a probable human carcinogen by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
The EPA cautions that levels above 100 ppb are a health hazard. New homes sometimes contain products that have Formaldehyde as one of their constituents. These products become a contaminate source as the Formaldehyde vaporizes into the air.
Even older homes can have high levels of Formaldehyde if products such as some types of laminate flooring or new furniture containing it are brought into the home.
Potentially, Formaldehyde Can Be Found in Every Home
From sources as common as:
- Laminate flooring
- Pressed wood products (particle board, paneling medium density fiberboard)
- Drapery fabrics
- Unvented fuel burning appliance
What We Do
We use portable instrumentation that measure levels of Formaldehyde as low as 10 ppb...
These measurements can be done in multiple rooms and can even isolate particular pieces of furniture that are suspect. If needed, we can generate written documentation of these measurements.
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