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What is low-VOC paint and why do we use it?

on Sun, 07/10/2011 - 00:00

VOCs is short-hand for volatile organic compounds.

Until recently, volatile organic compounds (VOCs) were an essential ingredient in paints. They were the solvents that were released as the paint dried. Some people have very strong reactions to them in the hours and days after a new coat of paint.

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