Sécurité

Air pollution: Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), what is the real issue?

Air quality is a major public health issue and a real concern for stakeholders. Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) are among the major air pollutants. VOCs are defined as any compound of natural or anthropogenic origin that contains carbon and hydrogen (excluding methane). VOCs also include more complex substances where some hydrogen atoms may be substituted by oxygen, nitrogen, sulfur, or halogen atoms (especially chlorine or fluorine). These compounds are in the state of gas or vapor under normal conditions of temperature and pressure.

 

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Time to clean-up !

The French magazine 60 Millions de Consommateurs scrutinizes in its publication « Traquez les molécules » the ingredients of 77 Home care products. « Some are chemical concentrates that should be reserved for very dirty areas or at risk, like factories or hospitals. In these mixtures, too much corrosive, irritant and allergenic ingredients." 

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Interview with the french Professor BELPOMME on Endocrine Disruptors

Interview with Professor BELPOMME on RMC , May 13, 2016 , on Endocrine Disruptors:

 

12 years ago, in 2004, the oncologist Professor BELPOMME gave a first alert to the public, concerning viruses causing cancer. An intervention that was criticized at the time, but that is proven and recognized now thanks to numerous research and articles published in top international magazines.

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