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Toxic effects of formaldehyde on the nervous system

  title={Toxic effects of formaldehyde on the nervous system},
  author={Hussein Abdu and Y. Kinfu and Asrat Agalu},
  • Hussein Abdu, Y. Kinfu, Asrat Agalu
  • Published 2014
  • Chemistry
  • Formaldehyde is a flammable, colourless gas with pungent odour and readily polymerized at ambient temperature. It is one of the major pollutants in indoor air. It is found in the environment as a result of natural processes and from man-made sources and it is widely used in industries and medical settings. Several symptoms might be manifested related to formaldehyde –exposure among which lethargy, decrease in motor activity, and loss of appetite is common. Formaldehyde resulted in minor… CONTINUE READING
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