What are the typical vapor-forming chemicals with respect to vapor intrusion?

According to the EPA’s website, vapor-forming chemicals may include:

  • Volatile organic compounds (VOCs), such as trichloroethylene and benzene;
  • Select semi-volatile organic compounds, such as naphthalene;
  • Elemental mercury; and
  • Some polychlorinated biphenyls and pesticides.

You can learn more about Vapor Intrusion at the EPA’s website at: https://www.epa.gov/vaporintrusion/what-vapor-intrusion 

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