The OndaVia Formaldehyde Analysis consumable kits are designed to measure formaldehyde in aqueous solutions. The simplest aldehyde, formaldehyde is a naturally occurring organic compound that is an important precursour to many other materials. Also known as methanal, the common name comes from its similarity and relation to formic acid. It is mainly used in the production of industrial resins, e.g., for particle board and coatings; it is one of two main components for MEA- or MMA-triazine production. Formaldehyde poses a significant danger to human health given its widespread use and volatility. The US National Toxicology Program has labeled formaldehyde as “known to be a human carcinogen.”
Applications for Formaldehyde Analysis
1. Occupational Safety and Workplace Monitoring:
Monitoring formaldehyde levels in industrial workplaces, such as factories, laboratories, and manufacturing facilities, helps ensure the safety of workers. Elevated levels of formaldehyde can be harmful to human health, causing respiratory and skin issues. Moreover, formaldehyde can be emitted from building materials, furniture, and household products. Monitoring indoor air quality is essential to ensure the well-being of occupants. Detection using an air sampler or bubbler helps identify potential sources of formaldehyde emissions and take appropriate mitigation measures.
2. Environmental Monitoring:
Formaldehyde is a common pollutant in outdoor air and water bodies, especially near industrial zones. Monitoring formaldehyde levels in the environment helps regulatory agencies and environmental organizations assess pollution levels and make informed decisions regarding pollution control and remediation efforts.
3. Laboratory and Research Applications:
Laboratories and research facilities may use this tool to conduct experiments and chemical analysis involving formaldehyde. It is essential for accurate measurements to ensure research integrity and safety.
4. Quality Control and Assurance:
Formaldehyde is used as a component in various products and processes. Accurate measurements are essential for quality control and regulatory compliance.
Quantitative Raman Spectroscopy for formaldehyde analysis is invaluable for a wide range of applications, spanning from workplace safety and environmental monitoring to product quality control and research. It offers accurate and real-time measurements, helping industries and regulatory bodies protect human health, the environment, and public safety while ensuring compliance with stringent regulations.
Sold as ten (10) tests per box.