Inhalation Studies in Investigation of the Sick Building Syndrome

  • L. Mølhave
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Volatile organic compounds (VOC) are frequent air pollutants in non-industrial environments. Organic compounds have been categorized into four groups, of which the VOC category is defined by a boiling point range with an lower limit between 50° and 100°C and an upper limit between 240° and 260°C. The higher values refer to polar compounds (WHO 1989).


Volatile Organic Compound Inhalation Study Sick Building Syndrome High Exposure Level Total Volatile Organic Compound 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Mølhave
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  1. 1.Institut of Occupational and Environmental MedicineUniversity of AarhusAarhus CDenmark

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