Fluoride A neurotoxin added to drinking water, toothpaste, and mouthwashes. It increases dental fluorosis risk in children and skeletal fluorosis in the elderly and has been linked to lowered IQ in children.
Formaldehyde A colorless, flammable, strong-smelling chemical that’s used in building materials and many household products. The name of this substance comes from its similarity and relation to formic acid.
FTIR Full name of Fourier-Transform Infrared Spectroscopy scan test. It’s a technique used to obtain an infrared spectrum of absorption or emission of a solid, liquid, or gas.
Furanocoumarins A specific group of secondary metabolites (substance formed in or necessary for metabolism) that commonly present in higher plants, such as citrus plants.
Furanodiene A sesquiterpene found in myrrh essential oil. It contributes to some of myrrh’s therapeutic properties.