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Category: Health, Safety and Wellbeing

Solving the pyrrhotite issue in Canada

The NRC has taken a leadership role to address outstanding issues related to pyrrhotite found in the concrete foundations of some Canadian homes.

Passively measuring formaldehyde emissions

The National Research Council (NRC) has developed and validated a practical tool to measure formaldehyde emissions from existing indoor surfaces in homes.

Chemical emissions from building materials

The National Research Council of Canada partnered with Health Canada on research to obtain formaldehyde emissions data from composite wood and laminated products.