I beg your pardon. If formaldehyde is being exhaled, the last time I checked, it would have to pass the mucous tissues of the mouth or nose. Unless you have another way of respiring. Gordon J. Kroemer, CSP, NRCC-CHO Director, Office of Environment, Health & Safety Linfield College 900 SE Baker Street, A468 McMinnville, OR 97128 503-883-2431 503-883-2781 fax On 04/12/09 04:33, "List Moderator"
wrote: > From: "Allan Astrup Jensen" > Date: December 4, 2009 3:31:28 AM EST > Subject: RE: [DCHAS-L] Paraformaldehyde - carcinogen or not? > >> Just to refresh the memory of some folks, recall formaldehyde is present in >> the 1 carbon metabolic cycle so our bodies contain lots of formaldehyde. I >> understand that formaldehyde has been measured in exhaled breath at 1-2 ppb. >> The dose does make the poison!! > > > OK, Roger, but the internal exposures are not gaseous hitting mucous tiss ues > of the nose! > > Yours truly, > Allan Astrup Jensen > > Technical Vice President > Secretariat for Quality Management and Metrology > > FORCE Technology, Br=F8ndby > Park All=E9 345 > 2605 Br=F8ndby > Denmark > > Phone: +45 43 26 70 00 > Direct: +45 43 26 70 81 > Mobile: +45 40 94 10 22 > Fax: +45 43 26 70 11 > e-mail: aaj**At_Symbol_Here**force.dk > www: www.forcetechnology.com > > > === > > From: "David Bunzow" > Date: December 4, 2009 6:11:48 AM EST > Subject: RE: [DCHAS-L] Paraformaldehyde - carcinogen or not? > > =8Awhich is why the Delaney clause never made good toxicological sense. We > live, therefore we die. > David >
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