From: "Nail, John" <jnail**At_Symbol_Here**OKCU.EDU>
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Cadaver labs and formaldehyde
Date: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 15:06:19 +0000
Reply-To: DCHAS-L <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**MED.CORNELL.EDU>
Message-ID: D01E1793.46FC%jnail**At_Symbol_Here**

A question for those of you who have cadaver labs -

Does a 'formaldehyde-free' embalming method for lab cadavers exist?

If a university is building a cadaver lab, does the lab need to have
specialized equipment that will remove airborne formaldehyde?

Can the air in the lab be vented to outside the building without

Is there a legal (compliance or civil) reason to be monitoring for

Many thanks for your replies,

John Nail
Professor of Chemistry
Oklahoma City University

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