Consumer products’ air quality impact ‘underestimated’ 

US research has found that chemicals from everyday household products now contribute as much to air pollution in cities worldwide as vehicle emissions. The study, led from Colorado University, focussed on so-called volatile organic compounds (VOCs). These are contained in petroleum-based products such as cleaning fluids and paints, and when they get into the air … Continue reading Consumer products’ air quality impact ‘underestimated’ 

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