Are latex paint fumes harmful?

Answer On One Hand: Volatile Organic CompoundsLatex paints contain volatile organic compounds, or VOCs. These are gases and particles released by paint that can cause a variety of health issues, including... Read More »

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Latex Paint Fumes & Pregnancy?

Fumes from latex or acrylic paint are the least likely type of paint fumes to harm pregnant women or their unborn babies, according to Lori Wolfe, a genetic counselor, writing for BabyCenter. Oil-b... Read More »

Can you get sick from latex paint fumes?

Latex paint fumes can make a person sick, especially if the individual has an allergy to latex. Difficulty breathing, hives and swollen lips can occur. Seek medical attention if a latex paint react... Read More »

If you are six weeks pregnant will the fumes from painting the nursery in latex paint hurt the baby?

AnswerLatex is not as dangerous as oil based, but to be on the safe side you should work in a well ventilated area and ask your Doctor.

Are latex memory foam fumes safe?

Because natural latex can be manufactured without the use of hazardous chemicals such as methylene chloride, it's an attractive alternative to eco-conscious individuals wishing to avoid polyurethan... Read More »