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What is NO2 and what does it do?

NO2 - Nitrogen Dioxide. 50% caused by transport, 25% by power stations. At home - your gas stove. Not nice for those with breathing problems. It can cause wheezing, coughing, colds etc., but if you have asthma it can cause more frequent and intense asthma attacks.

You can ...

Keep fresh air flowing within your home - this will reduce the density of NO2 from the stove, oven or boiler.

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