formaldehyde analysis News

  • Formaldehyde in Poultry Hatcheries

    Formaldehyde is used in the poultry industry as an effective disinfectant on farms and in hatcheries and hatchery vehicles. It is used to reduce contamination levels caused by bacteria, viruses and moulds at all levels in the production chain. Disinfections control key organisms, such as Salmonella, Pseudomonas, Proteus, E. coli, Staphylococcus, Streptococci and Aspergillus. It is advised to ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Formaldehyde Testing Made Easy

    Concerned about the risks of formaldehyde exposures? Sample collection for formaldehyde vapor is easier than ever with the UMEx 100 Passive Sampler. Use this monitor to collect 15 minute shortterm samples or leave the sampler in the environment for 24+ hours for longterm sampling. Get The Samplers You Need Formaldehyde Testing Kit $99.00 And for the September ...


    By Analytics Corporation

  • Formaldehyde in the hospital environment

    Formaldehyde is found in the hospital environment at higher concentrations than those to which the general population is exposed. It's possible adverse health effects are therefore very important to those working in certain parts of hospitals and to patients whose health status may be compromised. The compound is an irritant and can cause sensitisation ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Germany lowers biogas formaldehyde emissions

    The renewable energy sector has grown enormously in Germany in recent years and there are now large numbers of plants producing energy from biogas/anaerobic digestion. The emissions from these plants are regulated, but the measurement of formaldehyde (a carcinogen) is being reduced as a result of a financial incentive system. However, the measurement of formaldehyde is challenging and in order to ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Formaldehyde rules pass through White House

    The White House finished the review on Monday of two proposed rules that govern standards for formaldehyde emissions from certain types of wood products, such as plywood and particleboard.  The legislation asks the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to not only create the emission standards – but also craft regulations to create a third-party compliance system. Formaldehyde is a ...


    By PPM Technology

  • The National Academies Confirm Formaldehyde as a Known Human Carcinogen

    Earlier this month, the National Research Council, a part of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering, issued its assessment of formaldehyde’s ability to cause cancer.  In the report, the council upheld the listing of formaldehyde as “known to be a human carcinogen” from the National Toxicology Program’s 12th Report on Carcinogens ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Formaldehyde release from wood-based panels.

    Formaldehyde is a toxic chemical widely used to manufacture building materials and various household products. It is also a by-product of combustion and certain other natural processes. Therefore, it may be present in substantial concentrations both indoors and outdoors. Formaldehyde is often used in the manufacture of adhesive resin which acts as glue in the manufacture of pressed wood ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Hair smoothing products can release high levels of formaldehyde.

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a hazard alert on April 11, 2011 warning hair salon owners and workers about potential exposure to formaldehyde from using some hair smoothing and straightening products, including the  ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Mobile Home Manufactures Settle with Hurricane Katrina Victims Regarding Formaldehyde Presence

    More than 20 manufacturers of mobile homes have reached a legal settlement in which they will pay $14.8 million to thousands of individuals who say they were harmed by exposure to formaldehyde after moving into trailers following Hurricane Katrina and Rita in 2005. Tens of thousands of people are expecting to receive payments as a result of the settlement, which was originally filed in 2006, ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Formaldehyde Exposure Risks on Public’s Mind after “60 Minutes” Report

    On March 1st, “60 Minutes” broadcast a report about high levels of formaldehyde found in some Chinese-made laminate flooring sold by one of the nation’s largest flooring retailers.  According to the broadcast, more than 100 million square feet of the product is installed in the United States each year.  While much of the flooring goes into residential properties, this ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • ChemRisk Study Confirms Formaldehyde Exposure from Hair-Smoothing Products

    ChemRisk LLC published the first independent study (http://oeh.informaworld.com/soeh/content~db=all~content=a942151618~frm=titlelink ) confirming that airborne formaldehyde levels associated with some keratin-based hair-smoothing treatments may exceed certain ...


    By ChemRisk®

  • Global Demand Formaldehyde Market For Resins is Expected to Reach USD 18.1 Billion by 2018: Transparency Market Research

    Market Research Reports : Transparency Market Research published new market report "Formaldehyde Market for UF Resins, PF Resins, MF Resins, Polyacetal Resins, Pentaerythritol, MDI, 1, 4-Butanediol, and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2012 - 2018," which observes that the formaldehyde demand in 2012 was worth USD 11.7 billion and is ...


  • New Office Building Requires Tenants to Forgo Office Furnishings that Emit Formaldehyde & VOCs

    Earlier this month, the Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal published a report about Seattle’s new Bullitt Center. The Bullitt Center is a project of the Bullitt Foundation and is being called the greenest commercial building in the world. The six-story commercial building encompasses 50,000 square feet of space and offers sustainable features such as solar and onsite ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Gas analysis workshop focuses on FTIR versatility

    Gasmet Technologies, the manufacturer of FTIR gas analyzers, organised a meeting in Lisbon, immediately prior to the CEM 2016 conference and exhibition in May, to provide delegates with an insight into the wide variety of applications for which FTIR technology is employed. The measurement of greenhouse gases (GHGs) was a particular focus for the event, with presentations from a number ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Testing PET preforms for consumer safety

    The CryoMill is the ideal tool to grind PET preforms quickly and reproducibly down to sizes of 100 microns and less for subsequent testing on formaldehyde. Formaldehyde is a chemical widely used in the industrial production of materials like plastics, for the processing of fabrics or to preserve biological materials. However, formaldehyde is considered by many standards to be a health hazard. It ...

  • PPM Technology exhibit at IPPS 2011

    PPM Technology had a trade stand and representative at the recent International Panel Products Symposium (IPPS) held in Llandudno, North Wales.  IPPS is the leading technical conference on wood based panels, including all aspects of panel production technology, feedstocks, resins and additives, market analysis and the use of wood based panels in furniture and construction applications.  ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Formaldemeter htv-m used in Study into the indoor air quality of Pharmaceutical Laboratories in Malaysia.

    This study was conducted to determine the comfort conditions of Pharmaceutical Laboratories in Malaysia. Four laboratories were selected as investigation sites. The Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system of the laboratories must be designed for providing good indoor air quality (IAQ) to the workers in the laboratory and keeping the expensive equipment in good condition. In the ...


    By PPM Technology

  • USB socket now incorporated into Formaldemeter htV-m

    In order to ensure employees are not exposed to dangerous concentrations ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Landfill and Biogas gas monitoring

    Landfill and biogas provide a source of readily available and renewable energy. However, as a source of energy care has to be taken to understand and quantify impurities in the raw gas that can have an effect on either the amount of energy products, or contaminants that can foul the energy generators (siloxanes). ETG can provide analysis solutions to qualify and quantify these impurities. Gas ...


    By ETG Risorse e Tecnologia

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