FRMSWB-04 Swab Detector for Foods

Appealing Products, Inc. has recently found that imported fish contains higher than expected levels of Formaldehyde. The news recently reported on our findings, the full interview can be found HERE.


Concerned about exposure to Formaldehyde?

Worried it may be causing your illnesses?

The FRMSWB-04 Swab Detector for Formaldehyde makes checking your foods for Formaldehyde Cheap and Easy!

FRMSWB-04 Formaldehyde Swab Detector Before and After

A simple color change alerts the user when Formaldehyde is present.

The detectors can be used to test foods such as Fish, Shrimp, Meat, Cheese or even Liquids for the presence of Formaldehyde. Full instructions are provided to ensure that all tests are performed properly.

Testing for Formaldehyde can be completed in LESS THAN THREE MINUTES


Features                               Benefits

•  Detects Formaldehyde using a Single Test Strip/Detector. •  User does not  need to Mix Solutions.
•  Obtains Results in Less than Three Minutes. •  User can Analyze Foods On-Site.
•  The Detectors are Non-Toxic. •  Tested Foods can still be Eaten, if Negative.
•  No Additional Tools / Accessories Required. •  Tests are Convenient and Low-Cost.
•  The Detectors are able to Test any Food. •  Detectors are very Versatile.
•  Small Size and Weight. •  No Special Storage Requirements.
•  New Technology. (Patent Pending)  


Results Found

Appealing Products, Inc. the parent company of has tested many commercially avaliable foods for the presence of Formaldehyde.  Tests have been ran in duplicates, as well as on different batches of the same fish.  A portion of the results from API’s tests can be found below.

# Type of Sample Local or Imported Results
1 Swai (Fish) Imported Positive
2 Tilapia (Fish) Local Negative
3 Tuna (Fish) Local Negative
4 Cod (Fish) Imported Positive
5 Tilapia (Fish) Local Negative
6 Swai (Fish) Local Negative
7 Cod (Fish) Imported Positive
8 Cod 2 (Fish) Imported Positive
9 Pollock (Fish) Imported Positive
10 Shrimp (Fish) Imported Positive
11 Swai (Fish) Imported Positive
12 Tilapia 1 (Fish) Imported Positive
13 Whiting (Fish) Imported Positive
14 Cod 3 (Fish) Imported Positive
15 Salmon (Fish) Local Weak Positive <5 ppm
16 Tilapia (Fish) Local Weak Positive <5 ppm
17 Lamb Local Negative
18 Mexican Taco Cheese Local Negative
19 Colby Jack Cheese Local Negative
20 Sharp Cheddar Local Negative
21 Whole Milk Ricotta Cheese Local Weak Positive <5 ppm
22 Cottage Cheese Local Weak Positive <5 ppm
23 Low-Fat Cottage Cheese Local Weak Positive <5 ppm
24 Greek Nonfat Yogurt Local Weak Positive <5 ppm
25 Sour Cream Local Weak Positive <5 ppm


It was found that many of the fish imported from other countries such as China, Indonesia and Vietnam have much higher levels of Formaldehyde than what is naturally present in fish.  This may indicate intentional adulteration to increase the food’s shelf-life.


Demonstration Video



Appealing Product’s Formaldehyde Detectors allow for rapid, easy detection of Formaldehyde in food (PATENT PENDING).

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    FRMSWB-04 – Formaldehyde Swab Detectors

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