Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are one of many toxic environmental chemicals. VOCs are a major contributing factor to ozone, an air pollutant. Because they are commonly used in household products the concentration in the house can be 2 to 5 times that outside.
- drinking water
- carpets, paints cleaning fluids, varnishes
- dry cleaning clothing
- air fresheners
- deodorants, cosmetics, hair spray, perfumes