What are VOCs?

VOC is an acronym for Volatile Organic Compounds. Some examples of VOCs are man made chemicals found in the manufacture of paints, pharmaceuticals, and refrigerants. Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are emitted as gases from certain solids or liquids. They include a variety of chemicals, some of which may have short- and long-term adverse health effects. 

When used indoors, the effects can compound and many cabinet paints and stains are That is why we here at ___location__  ensure that we have the lowest possible VOC’s 

VOCs perform a necessary function of paint, which is to solidify it. That said, you don’t absolutely need to have VOCs in your paint. Today, because of an increasing awareness about the known health hazards of VOCs, paint manufacturers are beginning to offer more low- and no-VOC paints.

What is a safe level of VOCs?

According to experts, a level of 0.3 to 0.5 mg/m3 is safe. N-Hance uses low VOC paints and primers. 

What are low VOC paint standards?

Generally, a low VOC paint has less than 50 grams of VOC per liter for flat and non-flat sheen.

Why are VOCs dangerous?

Volatile Organic Compounds are poisonous and can cause cancer. Moreover, they collide with the gasses in the air when emitted, causing environmental damage.

How long do VOCs typically last after painting?

Volatile Organic Compounds tend to dissipate fairly quickly from paint, lasting only 6 months or so after application.

Do VOCs in paint go away?

Most Volatile Organic Compounds dissipate very quickly from paint on their own.