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Table 3 Indoor concentrations of benzene, toluene, xylenes, and TVOC in recently renovated residences in Chinaa [10]

From: Indoor Air Pollution and Its Control in China

Pollutant Sample number Concentration (BTX: μg/m3; TVOC: mg/m3)
Mean ± SD Range
Benzene 843 124.04 ± 272.60 0.18–4,284.20
Toluene 901 258.90 ± 671.98 0.04–9,093.70
Xylenes 958 189.68 ± 561.16 0.05–10,413.70
TVOC 982 2.18 ± 12.94 0.005–394.44
  1. aSampling area: Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Dalian, Shizuishan, Pingliang, Zhuhai, Changchun, and Chongqing; sampling time: May 2002 to November 2004; time since renovation: <12 months