Formaldehyde meter- HCHO -1023

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Formaldehyde meter- HCHO -1023

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Formaldehyde meter properties

  • It measures the presence of gaseous Formaldehyde in the air you breathe
  • The Formaldehyde meter shows the concentration in ppm (on LCD)
  • It also qualifies the air as GOOD, NORMAL, POOR, ALARM, depending on sensed values
  • The Formaldehyde meter is a table top instrument. It is possible to hang it on the wall as well
Formaldehyde meter is an instrument to measure the presence of Formaldehyde in air. This chemical acts as a disinfectant in offices, houses, hospitals etc. HCHO (a.k.a.) H2CO common name Formalin or Formaldehyde is source of indoor air pollutants.

Properties of Formaldehyde

HCHO is a colorless gas with a pungent odor. It is a part of family of various other similar gases (a.k.a.) aldehydes. It is a prime component of preservative in medical laboratories.

Health hazard because of Formaldehyde inhalation

Studies show that inhaling HCHO for prolonged periods may cause nasal or lung cancer. In fact traces of Formaldehyde exists in our daily household items. It is also found in particle board, glues, permanent press fabrics and plywood. It is generally used as an industrial fungicide, germicide, and disinfectant. Airborne concentrations of HCHO above 0.1 ppm causes irritation in the respiratory tract.

 

 

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