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Formaldehyde Poisoning


Synonyms of Formaldehyde Poisoning
  • Formaldehyde Exposure
  • Formaldehyde Toxicity
  • Formalin Intoxication
  • Formalin Toxicity

Disorder Subdivisions



    General Discussion
    Formaldehyde Poisoning is a disorder brought about by breathing the fumes of formaldehyde. This can occur while working directly with formaldehyde, or using equipment cleaned with formaldehyde. Major symptoms may include eye, nose, and throat irritation; headaches; and/or skin rashes.

    Organizations related to Formaldehyde Poisoning
    • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
      1600 Clifton Road NE
      Atlanta GA 30333
      Phone #: 404-639-3534
      800 #: 800-311-3435
      e-mail: http://www.cdc.gov/netinfo.htm
      Home page: http://www.cdc.gov/
    • Human Ecology Action League, Inc.
      P.O. Box 509
      Stockbridge GA 30281
      Phone #: 770-389-4519
      800 #: --
      e-mail: HEALNatnl@aol.com
      Home page: http://www.healnatl.org
    • National Center for Environmental Health Strategies, Inc.
      1100 Rural Ave.
      Voorhees NJ 08043
      Phone #: 856-429-5358
      800 #: --
      e-mail: info@ncehs.org
      Home page: http://www.ncehs.org
    • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
      Washington Office (Headquarters)
      Washington DC 20201
      Phone #: --
      800 #: 800-356-4674
      e-mail: pubstaft@cdc.gov
      Home page: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/homepage.html



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