Formalin/Formaldehyde?

A.Mebar eef1000 at cus.cam.ac.uk
Wed Mar 29 12:31:01 EST 1995


On 27 Mar 1995 ryan at mbcf.stjude.org wrote:

> Formaldehyde is probably used more often to disinfect equipment in a
> fumigation-type process, where a closed space is filled with formaldehyde
> vapor. I think this is done by heat-sublimation of solid para-formaldehyde.
> 
Very true, but usually a 1:3 dilution of formaldehyde in DIW is heated up 
by an automatic heater type thingy, so that it doesn't boil dry, for 
fumigation of laminar flow hoods that is. > 

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