Gap Fill - Household Items - Level 4


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Scientists say a cause of pollution is in our . Everyday items as toothpaste, and perfume have volatile compounds that create pollution. Dr Brian McDonald, an air-pollution , did research on what creates pollution in our homes. He was to find that household items cause as pollution as cars and trucks. He said is getting , but household items are becoming more .

The researchers looked at organic compounds (VOCs) in household items. VOCs react with to form pollution. This gets trapped in our home. VOCs form particles in the air and these can damage our . Dr McDonald said we should regulate household products to reduce their on our . He said: "The things I use in the to get ready for are comparable to that come out car."

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