formaldehyde detection News

  • Accurate detection and monitoring of Formaldehyde.

    PPM Technology has developed wireless connectivity for our leading Formaldehyde detector and monitor the Formaldemeter htv-m. The Formaldemeter htv-m is able to accurately detect and monitor formaldehyde, temperature and humidity in real-time.  It can be ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Detection of high concentrations of Formaldehyde

    PPM Technology’s handheld Formaldehyde detectors the Formaldemeter™ htV and htV-m now offer improved performance and reliability; the instruments are able to accurately measure very low and/or high concentrations of formaldehyde in the environment; the recent incorporation of a new miniature solenoid valve makes it possible to regulate the supply of air into the instrument's fuel ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Tender for 120 Formaldehyde detection instruments won in China

    Science International, a distributor of PPM Technology's Formaldemeter instruements in PR China has successfully won a tender to supply 119 Formaldemeter htv instruments to the Government Procurement Office of Shan Xi Province. The tender name was ‘Inspection Instrument Purchase for Development of Health Inspection and Supervision in county level of Shan Xi Province’ ...


    By PPM Technology

  • 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 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

  • US adds Formaldehyde to list of carcinogens.

    The US government has added formaldehyde to a list of known carcinogens (substances directly involved in causing cancer). The report prepared for the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), contained warnings from scientists that people with higher exposure to formaldehyde were more at risk for nasopharyngeal cancer, myeloid leukemia and other forms of cancers. ...


    By PPM Technology

  • 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

  • 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

  • Formaldehyde to be Removed from All Johnson and Johnson Products

    According to The New York Times, Johnson and Johnson has voluntarily decided to remove potentially harmful chemicals, including formaldehyde and 1,4 dioxane, from all of their personal care products by the end of 2015. Upon this announcement, Johnson and Johnson has become the first major personal care product company to make this extensive commitment. Previously, the company stated that they ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Embalmers can be exposed to dangerous levels of Formaldehyde

    Embalmers are at risk of experiencing health effects from the chemical formaldehyde.  It is present as a dissolved gas, in concentrations from 37% to 54%, in the water-based solution called formalin. Formalin is used during the embalming processes as a disinfectant and preservative. It is also commonly used as an injection fluid in arterial and cavity embalming, and in surface embalming as ...


    By PPM Technology

  • EU: Formaldehyde included on substance evaluation list in 2013

    On Wednesday 29th February the European Chemicals Agency published the Community Rolling Action Plan (CoRAP), a list of chemical substances to be evaluated over a period of three years in order to determine whether policy measures are needed to adequately manage consumer and worker exposure. Formaldehyde was included in the Community Rolling Action Plan for substance evaluation in 2013; France ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Testing finds Formaldehyde levels above national standards in most homes.

    Testing by Shanghai Environmental Protection Industry Association found that four out of every five home tested in the city exceeded the national safety standards for airborne formaldehyde. "It's hard to eliminate formaldehyde from the home since it's in paints, glues and household furniture," said Li Wei, secretary general of the association. "Even qualified items will still contain the ...


    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

  • Australia upgrades formaldehyde from class 3 to class 2 carcinogen

    Safe Work Australia, a government statutory agency, has changed formaldehyde's carcinogen classification from category 3 (limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect) to category 2 (may cause cancer by inhalation), basing its decision on a 2006 assessment by the National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (Nicnas). Manufacturers and importers need to consider this amendment ...


    By PPM Technology

  • PPM Technology to showcase gas detection and IAQ monitoring instruments at MCERTS 2011

    PPM Technology will be happy to discuss and demonstrate our latest monitoring instruments at MCERTS Stand-17. The Wireless IAQ Profile Monitor is able to continuously monitor a number of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) parameters. Wireless technology enables the data to be presented on the manger PC in real-time. Up to 8 customer-specified parameters can be monitored and analysed, a large number of ...


    By PPM Technology

  • CETCI Receives BTL Certification for PET BACnet® Gas Detection Transmitter

    Critical Environment Technologies Canada Inc. (CETCI) is proud to receive the BACnet® Testing Laboratories (BTL) certification for PET BACnet® gas detection transmitter on October 15, 2010. BTL was established by BACnet® International to test product functionalities based on the BACnet® standards. BTL’s mandatory requirements must be met in ...

  • Detect and monitor Glutaraldehyde with PPM Technology`s Glutaraldemeter 3

    Employers who require their staff to work with glutaraldehyde have a duty of care in law (in the UK) to ensure that personal ...


    By PPM Technology

  • Hercules, Inc., to Pay $245,521 Civil Penalty for violations of clean air act’s leak detection and repair requirements

    Hercules, Inc., a Wilmington, Del., chemical company, has agreed to pay a $245,521 civil penalty to the United States for violating the Clean Air Act’s Leak Detection and Repair requirements at its manufacturing facility in Louisiana, Mo. According to a stipulation of settlement and judgment filed today in U.S. District Court in St. Louis, Hercules violated the National Emission Standards ...

  • 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

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