What Are VOCs?
Volatile organic compounds – otherwise known as VOCs – are a variety of compounds that are emitted as gases from certain types of solids and liquids. The concentration of VOCs can be particularly high indoors (up to 10x higher than outdoors) and can be emitted from a vast amount of household products. Wax, paints, and varnishes all contain organic solvents, as well as degreasing, hobby, cleaning, cosmetic, and disinfecting products. These are just some of the products that can contain VOCs: Pesticide Hobby supplies Moth repellants Air fresheners Wood preservatives Aerosol sprays Paints, paint strippers, and other solvents Building materials […]