Corpus ID: 28593815

Potential health risks from exposure to indoor formaldehyde.

@article{Lemus1998PotentialHR,
  title={Potential health risks from exposure to indoor formaldehyde.},
  author={R. Lemus and A. Abdelghani and T. Akers and W. Horner},
  journal={Reviews on environmental health},
  year={1998},
  volume={13 1-2},
  pages={
          91-8
        }
}
An indoor air quality survey was conducted in Southern Louisiana to determine levels of airborne formaldehyde. Gas chromatography analyses of 419 air samples collected from 53 houses revealed levels of formaldehyde ranging from non-detectable to 6.60 mg/m3. Seventy four percent (312/419) of the samples had detectable amounts of airborne formaldehyde. Of the 312 positive samples, approximately 60% exceeded the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE… Expand
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