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VOCs

  1. 1. http://www.weloveourhome.co.uk/images/house-paints-01.jpg
  2. 2. http://www.talktofrank.com/uploadedImages/Drugs/LARGE%20PHOTOS_SOLVENTS.jpg a chemical; a common air pollutant   high vapor pressure  easily form vapors at normal temperatures and pressures  proven to be a public health hazard  a major concern of the Environmental Protection Agency and state air quality boards
  3. 3. paints solvents   air fresheners aerosol propellants   carpeting glues   cosmetics house cleaning   chemicals particleboard  dry cleaning copiers & printers   chemicals tobacco  smoke  http://www.humboldtrecycling.org/images/materials/aerosol.jpg
  4. 4. http://www.frugallawstudent.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/11/clean.png sick building syndrome   photochemical smog  formation of ground level ozone  global warming Short term exposure vs. Long term Exposure 
  5. 5. regulating VOC CARB and several   levels of many north eastern states consumer products creating laws U.S. EPA – new laws low-VOC products   concerning limits on VOCs http://mysite.verizon.net/vzeohzt4/Seaflags/other/us_epa.GIF
  6. 6. More regulations and limits will be made   Eventually, no VOC emissions will be permitted.  More low-VOC products will be manufactured. http://www.feelmorehuman.com/explore/Portals/0/getsmart/VOCs.jpg
  7. 7. http://www.npi.gov.au/publications/firstreport/images/pichart.gif
  8. 8. http://www.ehponline.org/members/2007/10253/fig2.jpg
  9. 9. quot;Organic Gases (Volatile Organic Compounds - VOCs).quot; Indoor Air  Quality. 26 Jan. 2009. United States Environmental Protection Agency. 11 May 2009 <http://www.epa.gov/iaq/voc.html>. quot;Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs).quot; Toxic Substances Hydrology  Program. 14 Dec. 2007. U.S. Geological Survey. 11 Jan. 2009 <http://toxics.usgs.gov/definitions/vocs.html>. Wagner, John D. “What is a VOC anyway?” Residential Design &  Build. Oct. 2008. <http://rdbmagazine.com/print/Residential-Design- and-Build/What-is-a-VOC-anyway/1$2365>. Smith, Scott M. “The Inside on VOCs.” Home Improvement. 3 Jul.  2008. http://www.articlesbase.com/home-improvement- articles/vocs--471649.html>.

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