Indoor air canbecome pollutedwith VOCs, and understanding the factors which affect adsorption of VOCs from indoor air is important for: (i) the accurate measurement of VOCs, and (ii) to apply mitigation strategies when high analyte concentrations are measured. In this study four VOCs (toluene, ethylbenzene, cumene and dichlorobenzene) were generated as a constant and controlled polluted air stream of VOCs from a dynamic atmospheric chamber. The effects of relative humidity, and sampling ﬂow rate, on adsorption onto Tenax TA and the relatively new silica adsorbents SBA-15 or MCM-41 were studied.
- aromatic VOCs
Idris, S. A. M., Robertson, C. J., M.A., M., & Gibson, L. (2010). A comparative study of selected sorbents for sampling of aromatic VOCs from indoor air. Analytical Methods, 2(11), 1803-1809. https://doi.org/10.1039/c0ay00418a