Does radon have an odor?

Answer Radon is a radioactive gas that occurs naturally due to the decay of uranium. Uranium is a radioactive element that is found in the earth's crust. Radon gas has no odor, color or taste. Breathing i... Read More »

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Radon gas?

Hey Baby,The smell in the kitchen is not radon. Radon is an odorless, radioactive gas that comes from the earth. It seeps into homes through the foundation. Normally it hangs low in the basement ar... Read More »

Is radon a VOC?

Radon, a radioactive gas emitted by rocks and soil, is not a volatile organic compound (VOC). VOCs are vapors or gases such as benzene or formaldehyde and come from paints, sprays, fabrics and othe... Read More »

What is radon?

Radon is a gas given off by decaying uranium, which occurs naturally in soil. The gas is a health hazard when trapped in a relatively closed space such as a building or mine. It can also contaminat... Read More »

Where did radon gas come from?

Radon is a radioactive element with atomic number 86, that occupies the noble gas column of the Periodic Table. Naturally occurring radioactive uranium is found in most igneous rock and soil. It br... Read More »