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Bibliography on formaldehyde and urea formaldehyde foam insulation (UFFI) = Bibliographie sur le formaldéhyde et la mousse isolante d"urée-formaldéhyde (MIUF)

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Published by Consumer and Corporate Affairs Canada in [Ottawa] .
Written in English


  • Formaldehyde -- Toxicology -- Bibliography,
  • Urea-formaldehyde resins -- Toxicology -- Bibliography

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English and French

Other titlesBibliographie sur le formaldéhyde et la mousse isolante d"urée-formaldéhyde (MIUF)
StatementUFFI Centre/Centre sur la MIUF.
ContributionsUrea Formaldehyde Foam Insulation Information and Co-ordination Centre (Canada)
LC ClassificationsZ789U75 B53 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 82 p.
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18640101M

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Corrosion of formaldehyde polymeric foam thermal insulation, crosslinking and catalysis of phenol-formaldehyde polymer concrete, and urea-formaldehyde waste disposal are considered. (This updated bibliography contains citations, 17 . Questions and Answers About Formaldehyde and Fiber Glass Insulation Q. What is formaldehyde? A. Formaldehyde is a colorless, strong-smelling gas, and is a very common industrial and commercial chemical. There are two types of formaldehyde resins: urea formaldehyde (UF) and phenol formaldehyde (PF). Products made of urea formaldehydeFile Size: 19KB. the formaldehyde problem in wood-based products-- an annotated bibliography usda forest service general technical report fpl - 8 u.s. department of agriculture forest service forest products laboratory madison, wis. Formaldehyde was a component in urea formaldehyde foam insulation (UFFI). This type of insulation was installed in many homes during the s and early s. Due to potential health concerns associated with UFFI, the demand for this product became virtually nonexistent and it has rarely been used since

Urea Formaldehyde Foam Insulation (UFFI) is a type of insulation that was widely used in the 's for insulating and retrofitting industrial, commercial and older residential buildings. UFFI is a low density foam that has the appearance and consistency of shaving cream, and becomes stiff and self supporting when it dries or cures (hardens). Urea formaldehyde foam is a relatively inexpensive, easily installed, and efficient insulation. Toxicity from this insulation is related to release of free formaldehyde into the home. UFFI or Urea Formaldehyde Foam Insulation was an insulation retrofit product used in the 's. This expanding foam insulation was mixed on-site and then pumped into building wall or other cavities in older buildings which were not previously insulated. Health effects of urea formaldehyde foam insulation: Evidence of causation Article Literature Review (PDF Available) in Canadian Medical Association Journal (7) .

Urea formaldehyde foam insulation (UFFI) has been out of the spotlight, but going into a lot of buildings—often being referred to as Amino Foam. In working on major updates and expansions to The BuildingGreen Guide to Insulation, we’ve had an opportunity to dig into some of the insulation products out there that you don't hear so much about.   Studies of health effects of urea formaldehyde foam insulation (UFFI) were critically reviewed by means of accepted rules for evidence of causation. Three categories of health effects were examined: reported symptoms, primarily of the upper respiratory tract, lower respiratory tract disease and by: 7.   Virtually every residential real estate sale agreement in Ontario contains a clause concerning urea formaldehyde foam insulation (UFFI). . Formaldehyde levels from urea-formaldehyde foam with and without ammonia treatment. Temperature is 20 unless otherwise noted. On 2 mL H20 were added to each container. Flow rate of purge air was 1 L/min. Reduction of indoor formaldehyde gas Table 1. Levels of formaldehyde from UFFI treated with basic gases and pH of foam (3g/ mL H20).Cited by: