What's Up With Formaldehyde? 

The first time I saw formaldehyde, it was the murky amber liquid surrounding a frog in a jar. The image of the frog, distorted by the liquid and the curved glass, seemed an exaggeration of its former self. The next time I saw formaldehyde it was pooling in the veins of my father-in-law as he lay in his coffin. Like… » 3/24/15 2:30pm 3/24/15 2:30pm

Formaldehyde Officially On Carcinogen List, Brazilian Blowouts…

On June 10, the US government issued a report on carcinogens, and formaldehyde was officially added to the list. For the most part, formaldehyde is used as embalming fluid used in the funeral industry, and CNN reports, "it is also a large component of the 'new car smell' — composed of fumes emanating from carpets,… » 6/16/11 1:00pm 6/16/11 1:00pm