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[News article] Clean smell doesn’t always mean clean air — ScienceDaily

Clean smell doesn’t always mean clean air — ScienceDaily.

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Excerpts from the 29 October 2014 article

Source: Drexel University
Summary: Scientists are taking a closer look at aerosol formation involving an organic compound — called limonene — that provides the pleasant smell of cleaning products and air fresheners. This research will help to determine what byproducts these sweet-smelling compounds are adding to the air while we are using them to remove germs and odors.
… while researchers are still striving to fully understand the health and environmental impact of increased levels of secondary organic aerosols in the atmosphere, studies have linked exposure to outdoor aerosols generally to morbidity and mortality outcomes.”
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November 4, 2014 - Posted by | Consumer Health, Consumer Safety, Medical and Health Research News | , ,

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