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Formaldehyde is a naturally occurring organic compound, and an important industrial precursor to many other materials and organic compounds. Formaldehyde solution (formalin) is used as a disinfectant. Formaldehyde vapors are toxic, upon entry formaldehyde reacts readily with macromolecules, including DNA to form DNA-protein and DNA-DNA cross-links.   NCATS

  • Mol. Mass: 30.026
  • ALogP: -0.18
  • ChEMBL Molecule:
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dowling's | e240 | formaldehyde | formaldehyde solution | formalin | formol | methanal | methanone | methyl aldehyde | methylene oxide | oxomethane | oxomethylene | oxymethylene | veracur


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