VOC Health Effects
The ability of VOCs to cause health effects varies from those that are highly toxic, to those with no known health effect. As with other pollutants, the extent and nature of the VOC health effects will depend on many factors including level of exposure and length of time exposed.
• Eye and respiratory tract irritation
• visual disorders
• memory impairment
Are among the immediate symptoms that some people have experienced soon after exposure to certain VOCs. Many VOCs are known to cause cancer in animals; some are known to cause, cancer in humans. It is important to consult with a medical professional for proper diagnosis. Children, elderly and those who are immune compromised are usually most affected by VOCs.
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