18 May '11, 6pm

The Best No-VOC and Non-Toxic Interior Paints Shopper's Guide via @renest

The Best No-VOC and Non-Toxic Interior Paints Shopper's Guide via @renest

, the average home's interior air is three times more polluted than outdoor air, and interior paints are often the prime suspect for the source of this indoor pollution. Volatile organic compounds can slowly off-gas for years after initial application. Thankfully, it is now fairly easy to find and purchase "non-toxic" formulas made from natural raw ingredients like water, milk casein, natural latex, plant oils and resins, plant dyes and essential oils, or paints with formulations containing VOCs in the range of 5 grams/litre or less per can. (Technically, these do still contain toxic ingredients; adding a color tint usually pushes the VOC level over 5 grams/liter , and sometimes even up to 10 grams/liter).

Full article: http://www.re-nest.com/re-nest/paints-stains-finishes/the...

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