Activity in a room stirs up nanoparticles left over from consumer sprays

Posted On: 2024-05-06

Common household products containing nanoparticles could be contributing to a new form of indoor air pollution. A team of researchers found that people walking through a space where a consumer product containing nanoparticles was recently sprayed could stir residual nanoparticles off carpet fibers and floor surfaces, projecting them three to five feet in the air.