alexa Abstract | Effects of the antioxidants on the aldehyde emissions from MDF made of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.)

Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research
Open Access

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

Original Articles Open Access


The purpose of this research was to investigate five antioxidants added to Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) fiber before hot pressing in order to reduce aldehyde emissions in order to avoid the oxidation of unsaturated fatty acids during medium density fiberboard (MDF) production. Panels were produced with these fibers by means of a laboratory press. Aldehydes and other volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emissions of these boards were characterized for a period of 28 days in environmental test chambers employing Tenax-TDS/GC/MS analytics. The ability of five antioxidants to reduce aldehyde emissions was examined, and the results were compared with the emissions from control panels. Almost all of antioxidants (except ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) provided high reductions of total aldehyde emissions (72%-90% after 3 days). A high amount of butylatedhydroxytoluene (BHT) and butylatedhydroxyanisole (BHA) were detected on the 28 days. Dilaurylthiodipropionate (DLTP) and tertiary-butylhydroquinone (TBHQ) were the best antioxidants considering the adverse effect on other VOCs.

To read the full article Peer-reviewed Article PDF image

Author(s): Shen Juna Feng Qi Martin Ohlmeyer and Wang Jingxian


Aldehydes reduction, Volatile organic compounds, Pinus sylvestris L., TBHQ, DLTP, BHA, BHT, EDTA, Unsaturated fatty acid, Antoxidant., antioxidants

Peer Reviewed Journals
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us