You spend quite a lot of time inside of your car.

The toxic air inside your cabin can greatly affect your respiratory system. Children, will obviously be at much higher risk of suffering from the harmful effects of air pollution inside your car, in some cases, they may become vulnerable to DNA damage because of in-car air pollution.

In most cars you will always fine a sort of characteristic smell. What you are smelling are volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that can cause eye, nose and throat irritation, shortness of breath, headaches, fatigue, nausea, dizziness and skin problems. Higher concentrations may cause irritation of the lungs, as well as damage to the liver, kidney, or central nervous system. Your car cabin may have a mix of more than 100 chemicals such as poisonous benzene or formaldehyde.

VOCs are one of the indoor air pollutants that causes a wide variety of health problems. You can find them in the car foam in the seats, carpets, dashboard, or glue used in the car to keep the things in the right place.

Particles released from the car brakes and aromatic hydrocarbons from interior components can lead to different health problems. Smells of cigarette smoke and other sources also lead to in-car air pollution.

Some of the common sources of air pollution in your car are:

Carbon dioxide
Exhaust fumes of car
Dust, mold, pollen, viruses and bacteria
Pet dander
Cigarette smoke

Your car takes in emissions from the surroundings and recirculate them in the cabin. In fact, 50% of pollutants inside your car comes from the vehicles that are immediately ahead of you. That and many other factors makes the air quality inside your car 5 times worse than in your home or office.

Levels of some air pollutants and toxic compounds are almost ten times higher inside the vehicles. Air vents and other openings in the cabin are an easy way for the pollutants to enter your car.

According to the Atmospheric Environment, air pollutants are higher at traffic intersections. Stopping at red lights increases your exposure to pollution, traffic signals have approximately 29 times higher concentration of particulate matter than open roads. Passing through intersections accounts for 25% of your total exposure because drivers tend to accelerate and decelerate vehicles.

The threats at your home

We all know that outdoor pollution is a problem, but the chances are you don't worry too much about the quality of the air in your own home. Many of the things we do at home, such as decorating, burning candles and using air fresheners can increase our exposure to pollutants.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the top five air quality problems in the U.S. are all indoor air problems.

Common residential indoor pollutants include excessive moisture, volatile organic compounds (VOCs), combustion products, radon, pesticides, dust particles, pollen, smoke, viruses, and bacteria.

If you're elderly or you have a pre-existing health condition, such as asthma, heart disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), you're particularly vulnerable to the effects of home pollution.

Children and young adults are also more at risk, because they have faster breathing rates, their airways are smaller and their lungs are still developing, so inflammation caused by pollution can cause them to narrow more easily than in older people. Also, pollution can interact with allergens to cause asthma at an early age.

Unlike outdoor air, the air inside our homes is commonly unregulated and has been largely ignored by researchers.

Home air pollution can be caused by many things. These include:

-how you heat your home
-how you cook
-poor ventilation
-chemicals in cleaning products
-some building materials
-cigarette smoke

Air pollution in your office

According to a study 800,000 people die every year due to poor air quality in their workplace.

Several studies by EPA, states, and independent scientific panels have consistently ranked indoor air pollution as an important environmental health problem.

An EPA Report to Congress has concluded that improved indoor air quality will result in higher productivity and fewer lost work days. The agency estimates that poor indoor air may cost the nation tens of billions of dollars each year in lost productivity and medical care.

Some findings suggest that 1 in 2 office workers in the US experienced lack of focus due to poor air quality. Meanwhile, a 40% take sick leave because of it.

Some sources of pollutants you can find in your office include:

Biological contaminants, excessive concentrations of bacteria, viruses, fungi (including molds),dust mite, allergens, animal dander and pollen. Allergic responses to indoor biological pollutant exposures cause symptoms in allergic individuals and also play a key role in triggering asthma episodes for an estimated 15 million Americans.

Chemical pollutants, tobacco smoke, emissions from products used in the building (e.g., office equipment; furniture, wall and floor coverings; and cleaning or consumer products) accidental spill of chemicals, gases such as carbon monoxide and nitrogen dioxide, which are products of combustion.

Particles of dust, dirt, or other substances may be drawn into the building from outside and can also be produced by activities that occur in buildings, like sanding wood or drywall, printing, copying, operating equipment and smoking.

Why Air Purifier?

An air purifier or air cleaner is a device which removes contaminants from the air in a room to improve indoor air quality. Air purifiers use a system of internal fans to pull the air in your home through a series of filters that remove harmful airborne particles like dust, pollen, bacteria and viruses. The air purifier then circulate the purified air back into the room.

ZeroxPro Air Purifier

ZeroxPro will take care of all the pollution around your house not only trapping solid particles, it will also eliminate odours and neutralise dust in the room with its 3 stage HEPA filtration and negative Ion Technology. Whether it is your children health, your pet dander or simply smell from cooking - ZeroxPro will take care of it for you.

This air purifier has been specifically design to fit in your cup holder, making it easy to use in the car. Its gesture control will let you use it while driving, switch it on/off without taking your eyes off the road. Drive safe and breath easy knowing that you and your family are with ZeroxPro.

Either connected to your laptop or plugged in to a socket ZeroxPro will make  the air in your work space cleaner, fresher and overall better. You will be able use our aromatherapy function and eliminate stress or just use it’s sparing usb port to connect your mobile devices.

Discover a new way of breathing with ZeroxPro.