offgas

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off·gas

 (ôf′găs′, ŏf′-)
intr. & tr.v. off·gassed, off·gas·sing, off·gas·es or off·gas·ses
To outgas.
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Formaldehyde also is widely used in preservatives and adhesives, including glue that binds plywood and particleboard, and it offgasses from furniture and building materials that use these products.
Buildings containing paint and carpets emiting offgasses were left untreated.
If you do buy plywood products, look for an "exterior glue" stamp, indicating that it contains phenol formaldehyde (PF), which offgasses at a slower rate than UF.