Category review: Paints
Many potential carcinogens and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) are found inside building in paints and wood preservatives.. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) found concentrations of VOCs in indoor air to be 2 to 5 times greater than in outdoor air. During certain activities indoor levels of VOCs may reach 1,000 times that of the outside air.
The use of non-toxic paints means that the harmful effects associated with toxic paints are eliminated. This means that your business can use them with without risk to health and safety.
There are also environmental benefits that are naturally based. Such paints come from renewable resources and are biodegradable.
Article Date: 11 February 2008