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highly reactive aldehyde gas formed by oxidation or incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons

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Each year, more than 600 million freight containers are shipped worldwide. These containers are frequently treated with pesticides to prevent damage to the goods. Agents used for this purpose have known toxic or irritant properties and can have long-term effects on the cardiovascular and central nervous systems, for instance phosphine (PH3), methyl bromide (MeBr) and formaldehyde.

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New measures needed to protect port workers opening fumigated containers from harm, European Agency for Safety and Health at Work>About EU-OSHA>Press room>New measures needed to protect..., [28.9.2018]


  • Български: формалдехид
  • Čeština: formaldehyd
  • Dansk: formaldehyd
  • Deutsch: Formaldehyd
  • Ελληνικά: φορμαλδεΰδη
  • English: formaldehyde
  • Español: formaldehído
  • Eesti: formaldehüüd
  • Suomi: formaldehydi
  • Français: formaldéhyde
  • Hrvatski: formaldehid
  • Magyar: formaldehid
  • Íslenska: formaldehýð
  • Italiano: formaldeide
  • Lietuvių: formaldehidas
  • Latviešu: formaldehīds
  • Malti: formaldeid
  • Nederlands: formaldehyde
  • Norsk: formaldehyd
  • Polski: formaldehyd
  • Português: formaldeído
  • Română: formaldehidă
  • Slovenčina: formaldehyd
  • Slovenščina: formaldehid
  • Svenska: formaldehyd