ERIC Number: EJ431815
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
An Alternative to Formaldehyde. Avoiding the Carcinogenic Risks.
Ealy, Julie B.
Science Teacher, v58 n4 p26-27 Apr 1991
Demonstrations in which glyoxal may be substituted for formaldehyde, a known carcinogen, are presented. An acid-base clock reaction and a copper mirror on the inside of a test tube are described. Directions for the demonstrations and safety precautions are included. (KR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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