The curtains in the home are also the source of formaldehyde release, it is recommended to avoid these three curtains

To choose “toxic curtains”, the harm to health can not be underestimated. Where does the formaldehyde of block out cellular blinds come from?

Where does the formaldehyde of block out cellular blinds come from?

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1.Cotton, hemp and other materials curtains are easy to wrinkle, and easy to shrink after washing, so many businesses will choose to add formaldehyde additives in the curtains, which can keep the curtains flat, and will not shrink after washing.

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Where does the formaldehyde of curtains come from?

2.In order to be beautiful and keep the color for a long time, the curtain will add a variety of dyes when printing and dyeing, these materials contain formaldehyde and adhesives, experiments have proved that the more bright the color, the more formaldehyde content.

3. The new curtains bought back adsorbed the formaldehyde in the new room, especially after the decoration, the formaldehyde concentration in the room is high, and the textiles have the adsorption function, so this is the third source of formaldehyde on the block out cellular blinds.


4. In addition to curtains, the Roman rods, wall hooks and hooks we buy are mainly composed of organic polymers, commonly known as artificial resins, which release formaldehyde, but the content is relatively small, mainly formaldehyde on the curtain fabric.

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Are curtains safe without the pungent smell?

In fact, and decoration pollution is a reason, no pungent smell does not mean safety. There is a pungent smell, especially after exposure to the sun smell is very big, consider toxic curtains.

Buy curtains to be careful, it is recommended to avoid these three

In order to comply with everyone’s “look at the face” needs, businesses will continue to produce the kind of high level of appearance, complex patterns of curtains.


However, such curtains are not as good as we think, from the safety level, it is recommended that we should try not to buy such curtains. Because such curtains in the process of manufacturing, is to increase the printing and dyeing links. In order to better maintain the shape of the curtain, manufacturers often add some formaldehyde with anti-wrinkle and color fixation in this link.

Brightly colored or too dark


The fabric of the curtain, the original color should be white, so when making the curtain, if you want to make the color more vivid, you need to use a lot of chemical components (such as formaldehyde) in order to achieve a better color effect.


If you want to make the color darker, you also need to use more printing and dyeing materials added with formaldehyde to achieve. Therefore, experts suggest that such curtains are also best avoided.



When many people buy curtains, there is such a view, that is, the thicker the curtain, the better the shading and sound insulation effect will be, of course, this idea is understandable.


However, it should be noted that the thicker the curtain, the more printing and dyeing materials required at the time of production, so the possibility and amount of formaldehyde will be greater. So it is also recommended that you do not buy such curtains.

Do you want the new block out cellular blinds washed or not?

The curtain is close to the window, the dust of the outside world first arrived is the curtain, the more material the curtain is easier to accumulate mites and dust, not to mention the curtain itself will remain some formaldehyde, in a certain temperature and humidity conditions will be released, more terrible is that more than half a year does not wash the curtain hidden a large number of bacteria and thousands of harmful substances, The number of pathogenic bacteria is 30 times the legal limit and it’s dirtier than a toilet. 

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So in order to clean the home environment and our health, we must regularly clean the curtains! Generally, normal families can wash once every six months, and families with respiratory diseases and young children are best to wash once every three months.

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