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Ozone's impact on public health: Contributions from indoor exposures to ozone and products of ozone-initiated chemistry

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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
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  • Objectives: The Associations Between Ozone Concentrations Measured Outdoors And Both Morbidity And M
  • In This Article I Examine The Contributions Of Such Indoor Exposures To Overall Ozone-Related Health
  • Findings: Daily Inhalation Intakes Of Indoor Ozone (Micrograms Per Day) Are Estimated To Be Between
  • This Is Especially Noteworthy In Light Of Recent Work Indicating Little
  • If Any
  • Threshold For Ozone'S Impact On Mortality
  • Additionally
  • The Present Study Estimates That Average Daily Indoor Intakes Of Ozone Oxidation Products Are Roughl
  • Some Of These Oxidation Products Are Known Or Suspected To Adversely Affect Human Health (E
  • G
  • Formaldehyde
  • Acrolein
  • Hydro-Peroxides
  • Fine And Ultrafine Particles)
  • Indirect Evidence Supports Connections Between Morbidity/Mortality And Exposures To Indoor Ozone And
  • For Example
  • Cities With Stronger Associations Between Outdoor Ozone And Mortality Tend To Have Residences That A
  • Which Implies Greater Transport Of Ozone From Outdoors To Indoors
  • Conclusions: Indoor Exposures To Ozone And Its Oxidation Products Can Be Reduced By Filtering Ozone
  • Such Steps Might Be Especially Valuable In Schools
  • Hospitals
  • And Childcare Centers In Regions That Routinely Experience Elevated Outdoor Ozone Concentrations
Disciplines
  • Chemistry
  • Medicine

Abstract

Ozone's impact on public health: Contributions from indoor exposures to ozone and products of ozone-initiated chemistry - DTU Orbit (20/04/14) Ozone's impact on public health: Contributions from indoor exposures to ozone and products of ozone-initiated chemistry - DTU Orbit (20/04/14) Weschler, CJ 2006, 'Ozone's impact on public health: Contributions from indoor exposures to ozone and products of ozone-initiated chemistry' Environmental Health Perspectives, vol 114, no. 10, pp. 1489-1496., 10.1289/ehp.9256

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