Indoor air pollutants are a silent threat, often two to five times higher than outdoor pollutant levels. There is growing concern about the harmful effects of formaldehyde vapors emitted by particle boards MDF fiberboard products made with adhesives containing urea-formaldehyde resins.
Formaldehyde is a colorless, strong-smelling gas. It is used in building products containing formaldehyde resin glues that can “off-gas” (emit) formaldehyde gas.
Formaldehyde is normally present at low levels, usually less than 0.06 ppm (parts per million), in both outdoor and indoor air. When present in the air at or above 0.1 ppm, acute health effects can occur including watery eyes, burning sensations in the eyes, nose and throat, nausea, coughing, chest tightness, wheezing, skin rashes, or even more severe ailments if neglected.
EcoFriendly Cabinets contain zero formaldehyde adhesives in its ¾” plywood construction and solid wood doors and drawers, and water-borne stains, paints and coatings.
Choosing EcoFriendly Cabinets for your kitchen and bath helps to eliminate the danger of harmful formaldehyde vapors from your home.