Methyl aldehyde; Methanone; Methanal; Carson-millon; Formalde-fresh solution; Formalde-fresh; Methylene glycol; Methylene oxide; Formalin; Formol; Morbicid Acid
Formaldehyde, an organic compound, is a colourless liquid and has a pungent odour. It is the simplest aldehyde and an important precursor to many chemicals. It is readily soluble in water and is flammable. It is used extensively in the production of glues and resins used in cabinetry, shelving, stair systems, and in other items of home furnishing. It is also used in the textile and automobile industry.