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Formaldehyde now classified as a Category 1B carcinogen.

Published 12th January 2016 | Article by Megan Thomas
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From 1 January 2016 formaldehyde will be classified as a Category 1B carcinogen. This means certain restrictions will apply to it.

It will only be able to be used for professional use, and it can only be put on the market by a registered supplier. It will have to be labelled appropriately for its chemical categorisation and therefore used in a competent manner.

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