While you might not have known it at the time, it’s very likely you’ve come across multiple VOCs or volatile organic compounds, in your life. VOCs are gases that are emitted from various solids, liquids and chemicals.
Everything from white out to wood lacquer can all have VOCs. The problem with these gases, and volatile organic compounds in general is that they can have a variety of detrimental effects, both short and long term, to your health. Here’s what you need to know about VOCs and how to keep yourself safe. Continue reading