of Common Indoor Air Pollutants
irritation, nasal congestion, rash, headache, nausea, and vomiting.
in particleboard, insulation, and carpeting
ventilation after new carpet/insulation is installed by opening
windows, or using fans.
symptoms such as sneezing, eye irritation, coughing, and wheezing.
In severe cases may cause bleeding in the lungs.
thrive in damp environments.
check for water damage to buildings. Clean air ducts regularly.
irritation, coughing, wheezing, and worsening of asthma
of unventilated space heaters, kerosene lamps or heaters, and
not use improperly vented space heaters indoors.
eyes and throat, respiratory difficulties, common cold, and
worsening of asthma.
gas, coal, kerosene, or wood fueled cooking appliances.
kitchens with non-electric ranges well ventilated.
breathing, heart disease, blood coagulation, mental impairment
and possible death.
burned hydrocarbons from gasoline engines, etc.
proper fuel for vehicles and provide regular
maintenance. Use CO detectors in homes and cars.
ear, nose and throat irritation and infection. Risk of
lung cancer, heart disease and other chronic illnesses. Habit
cigarettes and other tobacco products.
smoking cigarettes (actively or passively). Increase
ventilation when tobacco smoke is present.