Your Home Is Your Haven: What Are VOCs and What Environmental Effects Do They Pose On You and Your Loved Ones?

Volatile Organic Compounds, commonly referred to as VOCs, are a group of chemicals that can be dangerous to both human health and the world we live in. They are found in many household products individuals use and inhale on a day-to-day basis, such as various cleaning products, air fresheners, and gas. Craft supplies, such as glue, permanent markers, and materials used in printers can contain them as well. Activities such as cooking and utilizing a fireplace to burn wood as well as materials such as paint, wood products, and carpeting can also contain VOCs. 

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