UV Angel COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS
re: Bi-Polar Ionization

March 30, 2021

The study, authored by researchers at Illinois Tech, Portland State University, and Colorado State University, found that cleaning up one harmful air pollutant can create a suite of others
Both chamber and field tests found that an ionizing device led to a decrease in some volatile organic compounds (VOCs) indicating xylenes, but an increase in others, most prominently oxygenated VOCs (e.g., acetone, ethanol) and toulene, substances commonly found in paints, paint strippers, aerosol sprays and pesticides. According to the EPA, exposure to VOCs has been linked to a range of health effects from eye, nose and throat irritation, headaches, loss of coordination and nausea, to damage of liver, kidney and central nervous system, and some organics can cause cancer in animals, some are suspected or known to cause cancer in humans.
Air Ionizer Dangers

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