World Health Organization Now Calls Outdoor Air Pollution Cancer-Causing

For years on end, people asked this simple question! Does outdoor air pollution cause cancer? Now we have the simple answer and it’s YES outdoor air pollution does indeed cause cancer, mostly lung cancer, and bladder cancer. On Thursday, October 17, 2013, the International Agency For Research on Cancer together with the World Health Organization also known as WHO declared that the general outdoor air pollution you breathe is a carcinogen in itself!  This declaration puts outdoor air pollution right next to asbestos, radiation, tobacco smoke, and (UV) ultraviolet radiation! There were over 1000 studies done worldwide to be able to conclude and declare that outdoor air pollution does cause cancer!

Airborne pollutants such as diesel fumes and different chemical components from smoke and particulates used to be individually tagged as carcinogens, however, it has now been determined that there is enough of a carcinogen mix and concentration being breathed in our everyday outdoor air in both city and agricultural environments to now call this air pollution cancer causing! The main sources of this dangerous pollution are coming from power plants, factories, and agricultural emissions such as pesticides and fertilizers.  States in the USA with the worst cancer-causing air pollution include CA, PA, KY, IN, and DE. The two worst cancer-causing air polluted countries in the world include China and India. Areas in these two countries are so polluted you often cannot see up the block

Now that we know the outdoor air in many areas of both big cities and agricultural farm areas are polluted to the point of causing cancer it is very important to keep the indoor air environment clean as possible of the cocktail of both cancer-causing pollutants coming into homes and business from both outdoor air pollution and from indoor outgassing chemicals releasing from carpeting, pesticides, and many home furnishings!

In less polluted times when people sensed problems and suffered from their indoor air pollution, they would open the windows to dilute the chemical outgassing with outdoor air they thought was fresh and clean! This may not be such a good idea anymore for people living in areas where the outdoor air pollution can be significant and cancer-causing in itself!

After reading this unfortunate information you may be asking yourself “ What can I do to remove cancer-causing air pollutants in my home and office environments so I have a safe and healthy indoor air environment?

The answer is to invest in quality HEPA air cleaners and HEPA air purifiers to clean and remove both the particulates and the chemical outgassing from my living and workspace environments! It is very important to keep your main living spaces clean. In homes, people should have one high-quality HEPA air cleaner or HEPA air purifier in each occupied bedroom and one in the family room area where people spend the most time. In an office environment, each occupied office should have its own high-quality HEPA air cleaner or HEPA air purifier and one should be placed in each conference room and reception area. Unfortunately, the great majority of HEPA air cleaners and air purifiers found in all local big box local department stores are made in China and are of very low quality! These units are simply unable to due to a proper job of cleaning your indoor air environment because of these facts:

Chinese made units are made of plastic that outgas even more chemicals.

Chinese-made units are not properly sealed both at the filter and the unit’s case allowing dust and allergens to blow back into your indoor environment to breathe and react to again.

Chinese made units have a very low air exchange rate per hour in any size space and are barely able to clean the air even in very small areas.

Most Chinese units contain low quality and inadequate amounts of activated carbon to properly remove outgassing chemicals and odors from your indoor air.

As Experts In The Indoor Air Quality Industry Since 1989 Here Is What We Recommend

Of all of the high-quality HEPA air cleaners and air purifiers we have sold through the years, only one HEPA air purifier called the Airpura UV600 HEPA air purifier is good enough to call the best on the market to remove both indoor and outdoor air pollution that has entered the indoor air environment at an efficiency of 99.99 percent of all particles down to 0.3 microns in size. The Airpura UV600 HEPA air purifier is sealed like a drum so absolutely no allergens or pollutants can escape from around its sealed medical-grade HEPA filter or its metal case!

In fact, the UV600 will pass a ZERO laser particle count test at the specifications just explained. All Airpura UV600 HEPA air purifier units also include a 30,000-microwatt sec/cm2 (UV) ultraviolet light system that holds a USA Patent design that will destroy viruses, bacteria, and mold spores before they can penetrate into its HEPA filter by aiming the UV lamp into the intake sides of the HEPA filter. The UV600 includes 2 years’ worth of replaceable 18 pounds of activated carbon filter that does a great job of removing chemical outgassing and odors. Note that the inexpensive UV600 pre-filter should be replaced once every 6-12 months.  The Airpura UV600 HEPA air purifier is also extremely quiet and has a variable speed controller on the motor that will exchange the air in an average size bedroom up to 18 times per hour and will adequately clean the air in areas up to 1,500 square feet in size.  It’s also important to know that the replacement filters and parts for the UV600 are very reasonable in price!

Airpura UV600 HEPA air purifiers are routinely sold to hospitals, doctor offices, schools, evidence rooms in police departments, and to people suffering from lung diseases and cancer going through chemotherapy, bone marrow transplants, and organ transplants. However, most UV600 HEPA air purifiers are sold to everyday families and to people in office spaces suffering from allergies, asthma, COPD, and poor indoor air quality!

We hope that this report has been a help to you in your quest for the best indoor air quality to remove indoor air pollution and for dust, allergy, and asthma control. For more quality information please see the website at or call them directly for a free consultation at Toll-Free 1-888-578-7324.