Ever walked into a hotel room and smelled old cigarette smoke? While the last smoker may have left the room hours or even days ago, the lingering odors – resulting from noxious residue that clings to walls, carpets, furniture, or dust particles – are thanks to thirdhand smoke.
Health impacts of inhalable constituents of thirdhand tobacco smoke
Credit: DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Inhalable Constituents of Thirdhand Tobacco Smoke: Chemical Characterization and Health Impact Considerations. Environ. Sci. Technol. DOI: 10.1021/es5036333 Publication Date (Web): October 15, 2014