Air Purifiers for Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)

Chemicals, Gasses and More: Protect Yourself From the Harmful Effects of VOCs

VOCs Are in the Air: Get Rid of Them!

Just because they’re “organic” doesn’t mean they’re good! The EPA has found that the average home has as many as 5 times more pollutants indoors than there are outdoors.

Frequently Asked Questions About VOCs

Volatile Organic Compounds lead to poor indoor air quality. Many of the chemicals and cleaning products used in your home emit gases. These can have all sorts of negative health effects, from eczema to respiratory issues. An air purifier is the best path to reduce VOCs and achieve cleaner indoor air.

There are a variety of sources for VOCs. They may be present in paints, aerosol spray, dry-cleaned clothing, pesticides and disinfectants. Sometimes, they will be emitted by craft materials, furnishings and office equipment (like printers or copiers). You cannot “clean” VOCs out of your home, as they may be emitted by items you need to operate your household. To improve the quality of air in your home, you can buy an air purifier.

VOCs are a common reason for “sick building syndrome.” They can be present in private homes or public spaces. They cause poor health effects when the concentration gets too high and should be removed. It is possible to increase ventilation or buy indoor plants. The most effective way to get rid of VOCs is with an air purifier. You can buy air purifiers that clean the air in an entire building or home, or buy air purifiers for each room. This is the best line of defense to remove VOCs from the air in your home.

Air purifiers can trap both the large and small particles that VOCs are made of. Microscopic particles circulate through the air and damage your health. When they do, the best option is to buy an air purifier for your home. Air purifiers use a variety of technologies, such as carbon filtration or ionization, to get rid of VOCs and other harmful things in the air.

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Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs): Scientific Studies

Bi-Polar® Ionization for Reducing Pathogens and Formaldehyde: Formaldehyde is present in particle board, glues, permanent press fabrics, paper products, fiberboard, disinfectants, germicides and more. In a fiberglass chamber, the performance of the Air Oasis purifier was tested against formaldehyde on petri dishes. There was a steady decrease of formaldehyde, with a final count of 0 formaldehyde after 120 hours of running the Air Oasis air purifier.

HEPA and Odor Reduction: One of the primary offenders (or first indicators) of VOCs is a foul odor. In this study, the Air Oasis HEPA air filters were tested against VOCs that were causing bad smells. Natural decay would cause the odor to reduce by 4.7% after an hour. The Air Oasis air purifier dramatically accelerated this process, increasing the rate of reduction by 7 times.

Results based on laboratory testing. Actual results may vary.

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