Terminology: Sick House Syndrome

Sick House Syndrome

Sick House Syndrome is occurred at new houses and caused by chemical substances such as VOC, and is a general term of symptoms such as fatigue, dizziness, headache, eczema, sore throat, respiratory illness.  Causative agent is VOC including ague or paint of building materials and an ingredient of antiseptic to prevent from feeding damage by insects such as white ants.  Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare set concentration guideline values for Formaldehyde, Acetaldehyde, Toluene, Xylene, Ethyl benzene, Styrene, Paradichlorobenzene, Chlorpyrifos, Tetradecane, Di-n-butyl phthalate, Di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate, Diazinon, Fenobcarb.

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