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What is VOCs and what does it do?

VOCs - Volatile Organic Compounds. Produced by cars, solvents, and strangely vegetables. Butane, ethanol, propane, and white spirit are all contributors. The particles are bad for asthma sufferers and can reduce life expectancy. It also damages plants and effects the sun rays getting to the plants (photosynthesis).

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Make sure the lids on bottles that give off fumes are on properly.
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