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Pulmonary Effects of Ozone-generating Air Purifiers Otana Jakpor

  title={Pulmonary Effects of Ozone-generating Air Purifiers Otana Jakpor},
  author={Otana Jakpor},
  • Otana Jakpor
  • Published 2013
  • Air purifiers are marketed to asthmatics and others to improve breathing. However, some air purifiers emit harmful ozone—a key component of smog. This study examines the hypothesis that ozone-generating air purifiers and other household devices that generate ozone may have a negative effect on pulmonary function. According to a recent study by the California Air Resources Board, 10% of California households own an air purifier that may produce ozone. No published studies on the direct pulmonary… CONTINUE READING
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