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.