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Sources of Chemical

Emissions

Formaldehyde

Xylene

&

Toluene

Benzene

Trichloro-ethylene

Chloroform

Ammonia

Alcohols

Acetone

Adhesives






Bio-effluents





Blueprint machines








Carpeting*







Caulking compounds





Ceiling tiles





Chlorinated tap water








Cleaning products








Cosmetics







Duplicating machines








Electrophotographic printers





Draperies








Fabrics








Facial tissues








Floor coverings





Gas stoves








Grocery bags








Microfiche developers








Nail polish remover








Office correction fluid








Paints





Paper towels








Particleboard





Permanent-press clothing








Photocopiers





Plywood








Pre-printed paper forms








Stains and varnishes





Tobacco smoke







Upholstery








Wall coverings






* New carpets do not normally contain formaldehyde.  However, they may trap formaldehyde emitted from other sources and later release the formaldehyde into the indoor air whenever the humidity and temperature change.

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