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Air Pollution: Health Hazards

Question for Department of Health

UIN HL6468, tabled on 30 March 2017

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the effect of air pollutants in the home on people’s health.

Answered on

6 April 2017

Indoor air is affected by outdoor air pollution and by indoor sources such as tobacco smoke, scented candles and other household products. Further research is needed into how people are exposed to different sources of household air pollution to quantify its effect on health.