formaldehyde formaldehyde  /fɔr ˈmæl də ˌhaɪd/


  • (n) a colorless poisonous gas; made by the oxidation of methanol


  1. As early as March 2006, FEMA began to receive complaints about formaldehyde odors.
  2. When combined with formaldehyde and exposed to extreme heat, melamine creates a moldable material that, when cooled, is virtually unbreakable and dishwasher-safe.
  3. With it, he was able to control the formaldehyde-phenol reaction with more finesse than had anyone before him.


  • Earnhardt Jr.: Michigan can be 'terrifying'

    BROOKLYN, Mich. â?? Life moves slower in the Irish Hills, the bucolic region that's home to Michigan International Speedway and the vestiges of summer vacations coated in formaldehyde since the 1960s.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

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  1. "Further, case studies show that even if residents followed FEMA's guidelines on appropriate ventilation of trailers, high levels of formaldehyde can remain," Jindal said.
    on May 18, 2007 By: Bobby Jindal Source: Washington Post

  2. "FEMA failed by ignoring the dangers of formaldehyde," Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform committee Henry Waxman said.
    on Jul 9, 2008 By: Henry Waxman Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "In some of these situations, the formaldehyde levels are high enough where there could be a health hazard to the people who are living there," US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Julie Gerberding said.
    on Feb 14, 2008 By: Julie Gerberding Source: Reuters

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