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Formaldehyde- Source, Uses, Side Effects & Avoidance Measure

Formaldehyde is used widely as a cross-linking agent, preservative and disinfectant; most popular use being the preservation of dead body in mortuaries. It has been linked to cancers in occupational workers under high degree of exposure through inhalation. However, it might cause allergy and irritation when used in cosmetics. Some concerns have been raised over its ability to interrupt DNA repair. What are the common sources of…

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