Why testing your indoor air is important.
is a naturally occurring organic compound with the formula CH2 O (H−CHO). The pure compound is a pungent-smelling colorless gas In view of its widespread use, toxicity, and volatility, formaldehyde poses a significant danger to human health.
volatile organic compounds (TVOC)
High levels of VOCs are considered to be harmful for people, since VOCs have a deep effect on human health . Exposure to VOCs can cause eye, nose and throat irritation, as well as upper respiratory infections, nausea, allergic reactions and headaches, etc. It can also aggravate existing respiratory diseases such as bronchitis and pneumonia. Regarding long-term exposure to outdoor air pollution, it can cause chronic respiratory diseases, lung cancer, heart disease, as well as acute respiratory infections in the case of children.
PM2.5, PM1.0, And PM10
Particulate matter contains microscopic solids or liquid droplets that are so small that they can be inhaled and cause serious health problems. Some particles less than 10 micrometers in diameter can get deep into your lungs and some may even get into your bloodstream. Of these, particles less than 2.5 micrometers in diameter, also known as fine particles or PM2.5, pose the greatest risk to health.
We use an air pump to sample the air for mold identification and/or bacteria for health