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Formaldehyde Gas Detectors

Formaldehyde is a preservative used in a wide range of different environments, including predominantly medical laboratories, mortuaries, and elsewhere. On its own, formaldehyde is colorless although it has a very strong odor. Although we normally think of formaldehyde as a liquid, it can also be experienced in gas form.

When it comes to industrial-grade fungicides, germicides, and disinfectants, these are some products where formaldehyde is commonly used. It can also be found in other chemicals, particle boards, household products, glues, permanent press fabrics, paper product coatings, fibreboards, and plywood.

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Risks related to formaldehyde can vary however it is highly toxic to all animals, regardless of what form the exposure takes. If it’s ingested in a water form, formaldehyde is extremely corrosive. It’s also a sensitizing agent in gas form which can cause a negative immune system response and presents as a cancer hazard. Subsequently, ingestion of a 30 ml solution containing 37% formaldehyde has been reported to cause death in an adult human.

GAOTek has a wide selection of formaldehyde gas detectors available for sale in the US, Canada, and globally. Portable and ruggedly designed, these detectors will work across commercial and industrial settings. Field technicians all over the world may use our formaldehyde detectors on a daily basis and we would love to be able to afford others the same opportunity. Although formaldehyde is used safely worldwide in a number of applications, unknown exposure can unfortunately lead to compromised human health as evidenced. As a gas, it can be absorbed through the skin. High risk workers includes those working around textiles and resins, healthcare professionals and medical lab technicians, mortuary workers, and teachers and students handling formaldehyde-preserved biological specimens.

When you’re testing for formaldehyde, rest assured in knowing you’ll receive the most accurate readings in real-time with your GAOTek formaldehyde gas detector. Features include high precision gas testing, data recording, a light alarm, a sound alarm, built-in calibration, and temperature and pressure compensation. If you wish to learn more or receive a quote for any of GAOTek’s commercial and industrial formaldehyde gas detectors and testers, please contact an expert today.

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