Recent Examples of formaldehyde from the Web
Tenfold Tucked away in a sculpture garden, this full-service beauty salon specializes in natural, formaldehyde-free, cruelty-free products.
This makeover is missing a scene where Mia has a panic attack in the salon because the formaldehyde in her relaxer is burning her scalp.
But Zimmer's genetic code was obscured for another 12 years by a formaldehyde preservative.
While all plants are adept at soaking up carbon dioxide, NASA found that some plants go the extra mile by absorbing toxins like benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene through their leaves and roots.
The employees charge that the synthetic material used in the clothes included chemicals like formaldehyde, cadmium and benzyl benzoate.
But environmentalists have long worried about the damaging effects of the wide array of toxic chemicals — from sulfur and formaldehyde, to arsenic, copper, lead and mercury — routinely used in textile production.
This is said to be the reason these plants do so well, reportedly removing ammonia, benzene and formaldehyde from the air in rooms where they are grown.
Walmart is using its mammoth clout as the nation’s largest retailer to push its tens of thousands of suppliers to gradually get rid of controversial chemicals, like the formaldehyde in wood resin–based products in about 90,000 household items.
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First Known Use: 1872See Words from the same year
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