Please Open the windows after you enter your car and do not turn On the air-conditioning immediately. According to a research, the car dashboard, sofa, air freshener emit Benzene, a Cancer causing toxin (carcinogen – take a time to observe the smell of heated plastic in your car). In addition to causing cancer, Benzene has other effects, like it poisons your bones, causes anemia and reduces white blood cells. Prolonged exposure will cause Leukemia, increasing the risk of cancer. May also cause miscarriage.
Acceptable Benzene level indoors is 50 mg per SQ. ft. A car parked indoors with windows closed will contain 400-800 mg of Benzene. If parked outdoors under the sun at a temperature above 60 degrees F, the Benzene level goes up to 2000-4000 mg, 40 times the acceptable level. People who get into the car, keeping windows closed will inevitably inhale, in quick succession excessive amounts of the toxin. It is recommended that before you turn on your car AC, you should open the windows and door to give time for the interior to air out before you enter. Benzene is a toxin that affects your kidney and liver and is very difficult for your body to expel this toxic stuff.