Indoor Air Quality Guideline - Chlorinated Chemicals in your Home
Several chlorinated chemicals can cause cancer and other serious health problems. These chemicals can come from consumer products you buy in the store, dry-cleaned clothes, and treated municipal water. Air levels of these chemicals, therefore, are generally higher in your home than outdoors. This indoor air quality guideline can help you identify possible sources of six common chlorinated chemicals in your home and understand the health problems these chemicals can cause. It will also show you ways to limit the amount of contact your family has with these chemicals.