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Document ID (ISN)66115
CIS number 96-265
ISSN - Serial title 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Boeniger M.F.
Title Use of ozone generating devices to improve indoor air quality
Bibliographic information June 1995, Vol.56, No.6, p.590-598. Illus. 69 ref.
Abstract A literature survey was carried out on the use of ozone to remove organic contaminants from the air and the health effects of overexposure to ozone. Health effects of ozone exposure are outlined along with its occurrence, olfactory detection and gaseous-state chemistry. Reports on the use of indoor ozone generators evaluate their potential for excess exposure and their effectiveness in removing air pollutants. It is concluded that ozone is not a practical or effective means of improving indoor air quality, especially in the light of its potentially serious risk to health.
Descriptors (primary) air purification; organic compounds; health hazards; atmospheric pollution; ozone
Descriptors (secondary) odour threshold; literature survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Air pollution
Inorganic substances
Environmental pollution
Heating and air conditioning