Job-related formaldehyde exposure and ALS mortality in the USA
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    Hazards of formaldehyde in the workplace.

    The article by Roberts and colleagues on formaldehyde and ALS, is important for its contribution to job related hazards of formaldehyde exposure. One occupation that would be interesting to examine, is wood working/carpentry using mainly plywood. At the core of its manufacture, is formaldehyde. Plywood for indoor use generally uses urea-formaldehyde glue, which has limited water resistance, while outdoor and marine-grade...

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