Keywords: coastal site, formaldehyde, India, rainwater
Formaldehyde in rainwater at Trombay, Mumbai: a coastal site in India
Formaldehyde was measured in rainwater samples collected at a residential area of Trombay, Mumbai (a coastal site in India). A mean concentration of 2.1 µmo1/1 and a range of 0.4-11.0 µmol/l were observed. The mean formaldehyde concentration in rainwater has increased from 1.2 µmol/l in 1979 by a factor of about two at this site.