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Common VOCs and VOCs sources

There are thousands of different chemicals classified as VOCs. A few of the dangerous and commonly found VOCs are:

Formaldehyde - carcinogen
Benzene - carcinogen
Toluene - causes neurological damage
Xylene - causes neurological damage
Perchloroethylene - causes central nervous system damage

As there are thousands of different VOCs, there are also an innumerable amount of sources. Here are a few prominent ones that the average person may encounter on a day-to-day basis:

Paint
Air Fresheners
Carpeting
Cosmetics
Particleboard
Copiers & Printers
Tobacco
Smoke
Dry cleaning chemicals
Solvents
Aerosol propellants
Glues
House cleaning chemicals