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The household pollutants guide

by Center for Science in the Public Interest.

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Published by Anchor Press in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hazardous substances.,
  • Pollutants.,
  • Home accidents -- Prevention.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby the Center for Science in the Public Interest ; general editor, Albert J. Fritsch ; contributors, Elaine Burns ... [et al.].
    ContributionsFritsch, Albert J.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsT55.3.H3 C46 1978
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 309 p. ;
    Number of Pages309
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4563029M
    ISBN 100385124945
    LC Control Number77076262
    OCLC/WorldCa3396601

      An easy-to-use Cross-Reference Guide to help readers identify toxics in 18 major groups, including indoor and outdoor air pollutants, household What they are How they are measured/5. Read more about this on Questia. solid waste, discarded materials other than fluids. In the United States in , nearly million tons—about lb. (2 kg) per person daily (up from lb./ kg in )—were collected and disposed of by municipalities.

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COMMON HOUSEHOLD POLLUTANTS. Formaldehyde off-gasses (evaporates) from cushions, cosmetics, insulation, plywood, disinfectants, particleboard and adhesives used to manufacture most inexpensive wood-based products. Carpets and carpet cushions may also off-gas formaldehyde, causing eye and upper respiratory irritation.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Center for Science in the Public Interest. Household pollutants guide. Garden City, N.Y.: Anchor The household pollutants guide book, Types and Sources.

The release of organic chemical pollutants into the atmosphere comes from household cleaners, solvents, adhesives, paints, varnishes and various hobby supplies, such as.

The household pollutants guide by Center for Science in the Public Interest; Fritsch, Albert JPages: Drinking Water from Household Wells - Groundwater pollution sources, ground water pollution prevention, well water testing, well water safety, US EPA advice, Sources of ground water pollution of drinking water & wells Health concerns about water pollution Levels of risk due to water contaminants Steps to improve well water safety Advice for protecting ground water from contaminants.

In a booklet on indoor pollutants, the EPA lists potentially harmful chemicals that you use for various cleaning exercises around the house. Some of these chemicals are ammonia, ethylene glycol butyl ether, Ethoxylated nonyl phenol and naphthalene.

The biggest sources of dangerous air pollution in rural India and in large parts of Africa, however, are the simple household fires on which people cook their meals.

How to cite this article: Household air pollution and its effects on health [version 1; referees: 2 approved](F Faculty Rev) (doi:) FResearch 5 /fresearch   Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff, Paul E.

Rosenfeld, in Handbook of Pollution Prevention and Cleaner Production, Emission factor definition and reliability of data. The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) publishes Compilation of Air Pollutant Emission Factors, best known as AP The first official version was published in   NCEH provides leadership to promote health and quality of life by preventing or controlling those diseases, birth defects, or disabilities resulting from interaction between people and the environment.

Site has information/education resources on a broad range of topics, including asthma, birth defects, radiation, sanitation, lead in blood, and more. Household cleaners are not usually thought of as pollutants.

They are used inside the confines of the home to make the indoor environment safe and clean for human habitation. Many household. Common Household Air Pollutants Allergens Sniffling, sneezing, stuffed-up nose, itchy-watery eyes; for allergy sufferers, these symptoms can be a part of daily life.

While we may know that secondhand smoke, radon gas and molds impair our indoor air quality, many sources of indoor air pollution aren’t so obvious. Here are eight that might surprise you. indoor air pollution in developing countries, as it represents a major determinant of •Children's Health and the Environment – A global perspective.

A resource guide for the health sector, WHO, 5 Indoor Air Pollution is a component of some household products and can. When you couple this with the World Health Organization's statistic that nearly 3% of all diseases worldwide are caused by indoor air pollution, this makes for some pretty shocking : Susanne Norris.

Obtain a copy of "An Office Building Occupant's Guide to Indoor Air Quality," EPAK, October from IAQ INFO at Frequently, indoor air quality problems in large commercial buildings cannot be effectively identified or remedied without.

Exposure to household air pollution (cookstove smoke) leads to roughly 4 million premature deaths each year and is the 4th worst health risk in the world so EPA works to improve health, livelihood and quality of life by reducing exposure to air pollution, primarily among women and children, from household energy use.

9 Pollution. Stormwater running over roofs, driveways, roads and lawns will pick up pollutants such as oil, fertilizers, pesticides, dirt/sediment, trash, and animal waste. These pollutants “hitch a ride” with the stormwater and flow untreated into local streams, polluting our waters. 9 Stream Bank Erosion.

When stormwater flows into. Our actions impact the environment. Each thing we do can help or hurt our planet in many ways. EPA has tools to help you learn and understand the issues and help you reduce your environmental footprint.

Learn more at EPA's Sustainability and Pollution Prevention (P2) sites, or in the Greener Living Frequent Questions. Living Sustainably. EMEP/EEA air pollutant emission inventory guidebook 3 1 Overview This chapter addresses non-methane volatile organic compounds (NMVOCs) and certain other pollutant emissions from the domestic use of solvent-containing products.

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