What Are Volatile Organic Compounds?

On Dust Chasers Blog we have talked about anything and everything regarding indoor air quality,

In today`s post we will go over Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs).

Basically Volatile Organic Compounds are chemicals that enter your indoor air from products like:

•New Furniture

•Carpeting

•Varnish

Cans of Paint
There are various health problems that can result from exposure to VOCs, Such as:Cancer,Nausea…

•Paint

•Adhesives

•Cleaners

Also many other things we often find in our homes.

So why worry about Volatile Organic Compounds?

There are various health problems that can result from exposure to VOCs, Such as:

•Cancer

•Loss Of Coordination

•Headaches

•Nausea

•Eye Irritation

•Nose Irritation

•Throat Irritation

•Liver Damage

•Kidney Damage

•Central Nervous System Damage

Volatile Organic Compounds are Organic Chemicals  that have a high vapor pressure  at ordinary room temperature. Since majority of people spend most of their time indoors, VOCs can contribute to Sick Building Syndrome, most of the time in office places where there is new furniture installed.

Bottom Line: Volatile Organic Compounds are Organic Chemicals that have a high Vapor Pressure, they are dangerous and can contribute to a lot of diseases, They could contribute to cancer, Liver damage or many more. Good Air Conditioning and Ventilation could reduce the amount of VOCs.

If you live in Toronto-Canada and need to improve Indoor Air Quality, you should click on the following link Duct Cleaning Toronto.

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