Chemical Pollutants or Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)
Volatile chemical pollutants found in homes mostly come from household products such as fragrances, cosmetics and other scented products. They may be emitted by other products and material of various forms commonly found in homes.
Here are a few examples :
- Paints, solvents, varnish
- Creosote or other outdoor maintenance product
- Heating oil spills
- New construction material (new construction or major renovation)
- Products to exterminate rodents and insects
In heavy quantities, VOCs may cause various ailments such as headaches, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, irritation and dehydration. In certain cases, people may experience intolerance or allergic reactions to VOCs, making them sensitive to even low levels of chemical pollutants.
Benjel is experienced in screening airborne volatile organic compounds. In many cases, it is also possible to identify the exact pollutant. The chemist in charge of analysing the composition of pollutant in the air in your house will guide you towards identifying the source and coming up with a solution to eradicate it.
Our methods are tailored to your needs.
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