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What is Formaldehyde Used For? Health Benefits and Side Effects of Formaldehyde in Food

Formaldehyde is a highly effective disinfectant as it completely eradicates bacteria, fungi, yeasts and moulds. It is used in the development of photo negatives and also for embalming purposes, as a preservative as it prevents dead human bodies and other organic substances from decomposing. It is used in pathology labs for the purpose of preserving the specimens for study purpose. It is used for the treatment of Post Trauma Stress Disorders and in cases of anxiety associated to cancer conditions. It is highly irritant to the nose and eyes. It also causes wheezing, chest tightness, discoloration and irritation of skin, breathlessness, pulmonary edema and chest tightness.

by Margaret Walker on Mon, 03/07/2011 - 23:45


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