Pollution | VOL.13, ISSUE 78 May-June 2013 |

Plants that clean your Home

Common toxins found indoors Tricholoroethylene or TCE is a chemical product with industrial uses, most commonly found in metal degreasing and dry cleaning. It is also used in painting inks, paints, lacquers, varnishes and adhesives. TCE is a liver carcinogen. Benzene is a commonly used solvent found in items such as diesel/petrol/kerosene, inks, oils, paints, plastics and rubber. It is also used in detergents, explosives, pharmaceuticals and dyes. Repeated contact with benzene causes drying, blistering, inflammation and dermatitis. It is...

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