Working in, for example, agriculture, wood industry or building construction? The chances you work with 𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺𝗮𝗹𝗱𝗲𝗵𝘆𝗱𝗲 (𝗖𝗛𝟮𝗢) daily are present. Formaldehyde, also known as methyl aldehyde, methanal or formol, is naturally present in incomplete combustion with carbon (forest fires, thermal, engines, tobacco smoke). This gas is used for many applications.
Formaldehyde is a colourless gas with a pungent and suffocating smell. It is 𝘃𝗲𝗿𝘆 𝘁𝗼𝘅𝗶𝗰 𝗯𝘆 𝗶𝗻𝗵𝗮𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻, 𝗶𝗻 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗰𝘁 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝘀𝗸𝗶𝗻, 𝗼𝗿 𝗶𝗳 𝘀𝘄𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗼𝘄𝗲𝗱. It can cause burns as well. Besides that, CH2O is also 𝗳𝗹𝗮𝗺𝗺𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲 and 𝗵𝗶𝗴𝗵𝗹𝘆 𝗲𝘅𝗽𝗹𝗼𝘀𝗶𝘃𝗲.
You need to protect yourself when there is a chance of exposure to this gas. At WatchGas, we have a wide variety of portable and fixed solutions available. Such as:
●UNI Sustainable single gas detector;
●POLI advanced multi-gas detector;
●AirWatch Mk1.2 transportable safe area monitor;
●101 control unit;
●XDI-win fixed transmitter.
Interested in more information on this gas? Or curious to know how we can help to keep you safe with our solutions? Please get in touch with us or your nearest distributor.