LIFE 16 ENV/ES/000232
LIFE SENSSEI - FORMALDEHYDE SENSOR SYSTEM FOR SAFE ENVIRONMENTS IN THE INDUSTRY.
Formaldehyde is a carcinogenic compound used in the manufacture of resins and adhesives for the treatment of wood products, pulp, paper, glass wool and rock, and for the finishing of plastics and coatings, textiles and insulation. It is also used as a disinfectant and preservative, and as a precursor and industrial additive. As a hazardous substance, the use of formaldehyde is strictly controlled. Formaldehyde is classified in the EU as a carcinogen.