[Exposure to formaldehyde during an anatomy dissecting course].

  title={[Exposure to formaldehyde during an anatomy dissecting course].},
  author={Naoki Kunugita and Tamiji Nakashima and Akio Kikuta and Toshihiro Kawamoto and Keiichi Arashidani},
  journal={Journal of UOEH},
  volume={26 3},
Formaldehyde is a flammable, colorless and readily polymerized gas at ambient temperature, and is one of the major pollutants in indoor air. Medical students during their dissection course are exposed to formaldehyde, whose exposure is recently considered to be one of the causes of multiple chemical sensitivity. To understand the system that produces exposures and to plan for implementing control options, this study examined formaldehyde exposures that occurred in the gross anatomy laboratory… CONTINUE READING

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