Thirdhand Smoke in Homes: Fate, Characterization, and Remediation

Thirdhand smoke can contaminate many surfaces in our homes. This project attempts to characterize and understand the variability of different thirdhand-smoke-contaminated household surfaces, including the level of contamination and depth of penetration of different materials. Then, Continuing tests will determine how effective cleaning methods are in removing this thirdhand smoke. 

Principal Investigator

Dr. Nathan Dodder

Funding

California’s Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program

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