Formaldehyde Surveillance Program
In accordance with OSHA Regulation 29 CFR 1910.1048, Formaldehyde, the NIH has established a Formaldehyde Surveillance Program. The Technical Assistance Branch (TAB) of the Division of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) maintains the Formaldehyde Surveillance Program. For more information contact the TAB at (301) 496-3353.
A formaldehyde surveillance program has been established to:
This program generally applies to all occupational exposures to formaldehyde (including various formaldehyde solutions). All NIH locations are covered by this program.