Vapor Intrusion Guidance Draft Review
Last Updated on Thursday, 10 February 2011 01:59 Written by Radon Mitigation HQ Friday, 4 February 2011 02:57
Vapor intrusion is a potential pathway for human exposure to subsurface contamination. Vapor intrusion occurs when volatile compounds migrate from contaminated groundwater or soil into the indoor air of an overlying or nearby building. Vapor intrusion can result in human exposure to vapor-forming chemicals, such as volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and some other organic and inorganic compounds, which may pose a potential health risk.
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What Is Vapor Intrusion?
Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 February 2011 01:45 Written by Radon Mitigation HQ Friday, 4 February 2011 02:34
This figure depicts the migration of volatile chemicals from contaminated soil and groundwater plumes into buildings. Volatile chemicals are shown to enter buildings through cracks in the foundation and openings for utility lines. Atmospheric conditions and building ventilation are shown to influence vapor intrusion.Learn More