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Ozone reaction with skin causes irritants News Chemistry World


An August 18, 2009 Chemistry World article detailing the effects of indoor ozone producing machinery like air conditioning, photocopiers and other equipment. This study specifically examined ozone effects on human skin and found three new compounds produced by the interaction of ozone and human skin that can irritate the skin and lung

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Ozone found in indoor environments reacts with human skin, potentially producing chemicals that irritate the skin and lungs, according to researchers in Austria and the US. 

The study, which is the first of its kind to be performed with humans, highlights the limitations of current methods used to assess indoor air quality.

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