Two Tools to Help Reduce Asbestos Risk In Home

40,000 American lives are lost each year due to asbestos-related diseases. This health risk has led over 60 countries to ban asbestos (but not the US). At Smart Air, we are all about creating affordable and effective clean air tools to keep you safe. Let’s take a look at what …

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Can Masks Filter Out Asbestos?

We previously discussed how HEPA filters remove asbestos from the air extremely well. But asbestos causes cancer, so I wouldn’t rely on just a purifier while in the room. I’d want to wear a mask. How Big Are Asbestos Particles? Asbestos particles range from 0.7 to 90 microns. To put this …

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Can Air Purifiers Remove Asbestos From the Air?

Asbestos are extremely dangerous and cause cancer. Can air purifiers remove asbestos from the air and make your home safer? To know how effective air purifiers are at removing asbestos from the air, we first need to know whether asbestos is solid or gas. HEPA purifiers capture particles, not gases. …

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Is Asbestos a Problem in India?

What is Asbestos?   Asbestos is a mineral that makes a great fiber. People use that fiber in lots of building materials, like insulation, paints, electric wiring, wall boards, and floor tiles. It might be all around us.    Should I Be Concerned?   When any of these materials break apart, …

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Is Asbestos in China a Problem?

Asbestos in China is a commonly used building material, and it may be more dangerous than formaldehyde. So why do so few people talk about asbestos in China? Contrast that with other pollutants. One day a few years ago, a Chinese friend of mine asked me about jiaquan (甲醛). “Huh?” I …

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Smart Air low cost purifiers

Smart Air is a social enterprise that creates simple, no-nonsense air purifiers and provides free education to protect people’s health from the effects of air pollution. We are proud to be the only certified B-Corp dedicated to fighting air pollution.

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