Research Progress in Determination Methods of Formaldehyde Content in Indoor Air

Journal: Architecture Engineering and Science DOI: 10.32629/aes.v2i4.543

Bowei Yao, Hairui Wang, Wei Zhang, Lili Feng

Ningxia Academy of Metrology and Quality Inspection


The detection methods of formaldehyde content in indoor air, including traditional laboratory detection methods (AHMT spectrophotometry, phenol reagent spectrophotometry, acetyl acetone spectrophotometry and gas chromatography) and rapid detection methods (electrochemical sensor method, photoelectric spectrophotometry, etc.), were introduced and described. This paper systematically analyzes and compares the detection principle, applicable environment medium, detection flux and the advantages and disadvantages of each detection method. The future detection methods of formaldehyde content in indoor air were prospected.


indoor air, formaldehyde, detection method


The project of Ningxia Academy of Metrology and Quality Inspection: "High-throughput Microplate Method and Technology Research for the Detection of Formaldehyde Content in Indoor Air": KY (2019) 05Y


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