Formaldehyde is a pretty common chemical. It is present in various products inside our homes. Our wallpapers, textiles, vinyl and even toothpaste contain formaldehyde. The plywood that makes up your ceilings, walls and cabinets also contain formaldehyde, since plywood products are bonded using adhesives that contain the chemical.
A primary concern about formaldehyde is its reclassification by the World Health Organisation as a carcinogen. Should you be worried about formaldehyde in plywood then?
Read on and find out what you should know about formaldehyde in plywood.