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7 On Your Side: Formaldehyde is a colorless gas that is found in many household products. It was in the news last year when some laminate flooring from Lumber Liquidators was reported to emit worrisome levels of formaldehyde. Consumer Reports has tested a variety of flooring and has advice. (KGO-TV )

Could your flooring be making you sick?

Formaldehyde is a colorless gas that is found in many household products.

It's considered a human carcinogen by the World Health Organization. It was in the news last year when some laminate flooring from Lumber Liquidators was reported to emit worrisome levels of formaldehyde. Consumer Reports has tested a variety of flooring and has advice. Watch the video above for Michael Finney's full report.
Consumer Reports is published by Consumers Union. Both Consumer Reports and Consumers Union are not-for-profit organizations that accept no advertising. Neither has any commercial relationship with any advertiser or sponsor on this site.

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