Formalin is a solution that is colorless and the smell was terrible. In the formalin contained about 37 percent formaldehyde in water. Usually up to 15 percent methanol added as a preservative. Formalin is known as a pest killer (disinfectant) and is widely used in industry. Another name formalin: - formol - methylene aldehyde - Paraforin - Morbicid - Oxomethane - Polyoxymethylene glycols - Methanal - Formoform - Superlysoform - formic aldehyde - Formalith - Tetraoxymethylene - Methyl oxide - Karsan - Trioxane - Oxymethylene - Use of methylene glycol formalin * Killer germs that utilized for cleaning: floors, ships, warehouses and clothing * Busier flies and various other insects * Materials manufacture of artificial silk, dyes, mirror glass and explosives * In the world of photography is usually used for amplifying layer of gelatin and paper * Materials in the form of urea fertilizer * Materials * Raw perfume product manufacture preservative cosmetics products and nail hardener * corrosion inhibitor for oil wells * Materials for foam insulation * Adhesive for plywood products (plywood) * In yag very small concentrations (<1 percent) is used as a preservative for various consumer goods such as household cleaning, dishwashing liquid, fabric softener, nurse shoes, car shampoo, wax and carpet. Hazard when exposed to major hazards of formalin Formalin is very dangerous if inhaled, the skin and swallowed. Consequences may include: skin burns, irritation of the respiratory tract, allergic reactions and the danger of cancer in humans. The danger of short-term (acute) 1. When inhaled * Irritation of the nose and throat, respiratory problems, burning sensation in the nose and throat and coughing. * Tissue damage and injury to the respiratory tract such as pneumonia, swelling of the lung. * Sign-Tada others include sneezing, sore throat, sore throat, chest pain, excessive fatigue, palpitations, headache, nausea and vomiting. * At very high concentrations can cause death.

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