Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 12:29:01 -0600
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From: "Long, Don" <don.long**At_Symbol_Here**WGINT.COM>
Subject: Re: Paraformaldehyde - carcinogen or not?
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All -
I left out a "small" part -
For the formaldehyde part of this chemical, the MSDS lists the following -
CAS# 50-00-0:

Don A. Long
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Subject: [DCHAS-L] Paraformaldehyde - carcinogen or not?

This comes up every so often, with strong feelings on both sides, because paraformaldehyde evolves formaldehyde gas (slowly) in solution, under some circumstances.

What say you?

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