Title: Typical Indoor Air Pollutants (IAQ Guide:Appendix E)
Sub-Title: Indoor Air Quality Coordinator's Guide
Date of publication: Jan. 02, 2001
URL: www.epa.gov/iaq/schools/tfs/guidee.html
Authors: EPA Indoor Environments Division
Bibliographic info: appendix E of the IAQ on-line information kit
Publisher: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Abstract: The following pages present information about several indoor air pollutants common to schools, in a format that allows for easy comparison. The pollutants presented include: Biological contaminants (mold, dust mites, pet dander, pollen, etc.), Carbon dioxide (CO2), Carbon monoxide (CO), Dust, Environmental Tobacco Smoke (ETS) or Secondhand Smoke, Lead (Pb), Nitrogen oxides (NO, NO2), Pesticides, Radon (Rn), Other volatile organic compounds (VOCs) (formaldehyde, solvents, cleaning agents).

Each pollutant is described or analyzed across six categories: Description, Sources, Standards and guidelines, Health effects and Control measures.

Additional Notes:
Keywords: schools, Tools for Schools Kit, Indoor Air Quality, school, poor ventilation, ventilation, pollution, buildings, students, teachers, school staff, children, asthma, indoor pollutants, childhood disease, missed school, young children,
Record Last Revised: Record #60, revised 1/10/2001

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