C J Weschler

Summary

Affiliation: New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Reducing health risks from indoor exposures in rapidly developing urban China
    Yinping Zhang
    Department of Building Science, School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
    Environ Health Perspect 121:751-5. 2013
  2. pmc Assessing the influence of indoor exposure to "outdoor ozone" on the relationship between ozone and short-term mortality in U.S. communities
    Chun Chen
    Department of Building Science, School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
    Environ Health Perspect 120:235-40. 2012
  3. doi SVOC exposure indoors: fresh look at dermal pathways
    C J Weschler
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Indoor Air 22:356-77. 2012
  4. doi Squalene and cholesterol in dust from danish homes and daycare centers
    Charles J Weschler
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 45:3872-9. 2011
  5. doi Chemistry in indoor environments: 20 years of research
    C J Weschler
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Indoor Air 21:205-18. 2011
  6. ncbi Ozone-initiated chemistry in an occupied simulated aircraft cabin
    Charles J Weschler
    International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy, Technical University of Denmark, DK 2800 Kgs Lyngby, Denmark
    Environ Sci Technol 41:6177-84. 2007
  7. pmc Ozone's impact on public health: contributions from indoor exposures to ozone and products of ozone-initiated chemistry
    Charles J Weschler
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1489-96. 2006
  8. pmc Workgroup report: Indoor chemistry and health
    Charles J Weschler
    International Center for Indoor Environment and Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 114:442-6. 2006
  9. ncbi Chemical reactions among indoor pollutants: what we've learned in the new millennium
    C J Weschler
    International Center for Indoor Environment and Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
    Indoor Air 14:184-94. 2004
  10. doi Reflections on the state of research: indoor environmental quality
    G Clausen
    International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy, Department of Civil Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
    Indoor Air 21:219-30. 2011

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Publications27

  1. pmc Reducing health risks from indoor exposures in rapidly developing urban China
    Yinping Zhang
    Department of Building Science, School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
    Environ Health Perspect 121:751-5. 2013
    ..As a consequence, indoor exposures (to pollutants with outdoor and indoor sources) have changed significantly...
  2. pmc Assessing the influence of indoor exposure to "outdoor ozone" on the relationship between ozone and short-term mortality in U.S. communities
    Chun Chen
    Department of Building Science, School of Architecture, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
    Environ Health Perspect 120:235-40. 2012
    ..Although ozone concentrations are monitored at central outdoor locations, a large fraction of total ozone exposure occurs indoors...
  3. doi SVOC exposure indoors: fresh look at dermal pathways
    C J Weschler
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, USA
    Indoor Air 22:356-77. 2012
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  4. doi Squalene and cholesterol in dust from danish homes and daycare centers
    Charles J Weschler
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 45:3872-9. 2011
    ..This is roughly comparable to the fraction of ozone removal that can be ascribed to reactions with indoor terpenes. Squalene containing dust is anticipated to contribute to the scavenging of ozone in all settings occupied by humans...
  5. doi Chemistry in indoor environments: 20 years of research
    C J Weschler
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Indoor Air 21:205-18. 2011
    ..Arguably, the greatest need is for increased knowledge regarding the impact that indoor chemistry has on the health and comfort of building occupants...
  6. ncbi Ozone-initiated chemistry in an occupied simulated aircraft cabin
    Charles J Weschler
    International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy, Technical University of Denmark, DK 2800 Kgs Lyngby, Denmark
    Environ Sci Technol 41:6177-84. 2007
    ..The observations made in this study have implications for other indoor settings. Whenever human beings and ozone are simultaneously present, one anticipates production of acetone, nonanal, decanal, 6-MHO, geranyl acetone, and 4-OPA...
  7. pmc Ozone's impact on public health: contributions from indoor exposures to ozone and products of ozone-initiated chemistry
    Charles J Weschler
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1489-96. 2006
    ..In this article I examine the contributions of such indoor exposures to overall ozone-related health effects by extensive review of the literature as well as further analyses of published data...
  8. pmc Workgroup report: Indoor chemistry and health
    Charles J Weschler
    International Center for Indoor Environment and Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
    Environ Health Perspect 114:442-6. 2006
    ..The workshop was a step toward meeting these challenges. This summary presents the issues discussed at the workshop and the priority research needs identified by the attendees...
  9. ncbi Chemical reactions among indoor pollutants: what we've learned in the new millennium
    C J Weschler
    International Center for Indoor Environment and Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
    Indoor Air 14:184-94. 2004
    ..Reactions among indoor pollutants are the principal source of short-lived, highly reactive compounds in the setting where humans spend the majority of their time-indoors...
  10. doi Reflections on the state of research: indoor environmental quality
    G Clausen
    International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy, Department of Civil Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
    Indoor Air 21:219-30. 2011
    ..Finally, we discuss whether we can maintain our identity in the future or it is time to team up with new partners...
  11. ncbi Influence of ozone-limonene reactions on perceived air quality
    G Tamas
    International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy, Technical University of Denmark, 2800 Kgs Lyngby, Denmark
    Indoor Air 16:168-78. 2006
    ..Additionally, the use of limonene containing products should be curtailed during periods when indoor ozone levels are elevated...
  12. ncbi Sensory pollution from bag filters, carbon filters and combinations
    G Beko
    International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Nils Koppels Allé, Lyngby, Denmark
    Indoor Air 18:27-36. 2008
    ..If similar results are obtained over a wider variety of soiling conditions, such filters may be a viable solution to a long recognized problem...
  13. ncbi Reactions among indoor pollutants
    C J Weschler
    Department of Environmental and Community Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Rutgers, 170 Frelinghuysen Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 1:443-57. 2001
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  14. ncbi Initial studies of oxidation processes on filter surfaces and their impact on perceived air quality
    G Beko
    International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
    Indoor Air 16:56-64. 2006
    ..Future efforts related to the development and application of low-polluting filtration systems are warranted...
  15. ncbi The impact of sorption on perceived indoor air quality
    W Sakr
    International Center for Indoor Environment and Energy, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
    Indoor Air 16:98-110. 2006
    ..8 ACH, was judged to be free of the sorbed pollutants...
  16. ncbi Products of ozone-initiated chemistry in a simulated aircraft environment
    Armin Wisthaler
    International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy, Technical University of Denmark DTU, DK 2800 Kgs Lyngby, Denmark
    Environ Sci Technol 39:4823-32. 2005
    ..With an outdoor air exchange of 3 h(-1) and a recirculation rate of 20 h(-1), the measured ozone surface removal rate constant was 6.3 h(-1) when T-shirts were not present, compared to 11.4 h(-1) when T-shirts were present...
  17. ncbi Effects of surface type and relative humidity on the production and concentration of nitrous acid in a model indoor environment
    T Wainman
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 35:2201-6. 2001
    ..The results of this investigation also demonstrate the utility of the nested chamber design in investigating indoor air chemistry...
  18. ncbi The influence of ozone on self-evaluation of symptoms in a simulated aircraft cabin
    Peter Strøm-Tejsen
    Department of Mechanical Engineering, International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy, Technical University of Denmark DTU, DK 2800 Kgs Lyngby, Denmark
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 18:272-81. 2008
    ..The results indicate that ozone and products of ozone-initiated chemistry are contributing to such complaints, and imply previously unappreciated benefits when ozone is removed from the ventilation air supplied to an aircraft cabin...
  19. doi Ventilation rates and health: multidisciplinary review of the scientific literature
    J Sundell
    Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
    Indoor Air 21:191-204. 2011
    ..The need remains for more studies of the relationship between ventilation rates and health, especially in diverse climates, in locations with polluted outdoor air and in buildings other than offices...
  20. ncbi Effects of pollution from personal computers on perceived air quality, SBS symptoms and productivity in offices
    Z Bakó-Biró
    International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark
    Indoor Air 14:178-87. 2004
    ..This suggests that chemicals other than those detected, so-called 'stealth chemicals', may contribute to the negative effects...
  21. ncbi Nasal effects of a mixture of volatile organic compounds and their ozone oxidation products
    Robert J Laumbach
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:1182-9. 2005
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  22. ncbi Indoor secondary pollutants from household product emissions in the presence of ozone: A bench-scale chamber study
    Hugo Destaillats
    Indoor Environment Department, Environmental Energy Technologies Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:4421-8. 2006
    ..In a separate chamber study, we exposed the dry residue of two products to ozone and observed the formation of gas-phase and particle-phase secondary oxidation products...
  23. ncbi Indoor fine particles: the role of terpene emissions from consumer products
    Golam Sarwar
    Center for Energy and Environmental Resources, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78758, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 54:367-77. 2004
    ..Human exposure to fine particles can be reduced by minimizing indoor terpene concentrations or O3 concentrations...
  24. ncbi Indoor hydrogen peroxide derived from ozone/d-limonene reactions
    Tsung Hung Li
    Department of Environmental Sciences and Rutgers Cooperative Extension, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:3295-302. 2002
    ..It also re-emphasizes the potential of ozone-driven chemistry to alter indoor environments, often producing products more irritating than their precursors...
  25. pmc Nitrous acid, nitrogen dioxide, and ozone concentrations in residential environments
    Kiyoung Lee
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California at Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95615, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:145-50. 2002
    ..Indoor HONO levels were inversely correlated with indoor O(3) levels. The measurements demonstrated the occurrence of substantial residential indoor HONO concentrations and associations among the three indoor air pollutants...
  26. pmc The association between asthma and allergic symptoms in children and phthalates in house dust: a nested case-control study
    Carl Gustaf Bornehag
    Swedish National Testing and Research Institute, Boras, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1393-7. 2004
    ..Given the phthalate exposures of children worldwide, the results from this study of Swedish children have global implications...
  27. pmc Potential selection biases
    Carl Gustaf Bornehag
    Environ Health Perspect 113:A152-3. 2005