In the school gym phenol concentration exceeded the normal 11 times
Strange smell in the gym teacher’s note in 2016. And all this time the room the children were engaged in. After the examination room was shut and locked.
The contents of phenol and formaldehyde in the air at one of the schools is exceeded in Exactly 11 times. This is stated in the plot channel UA:Rivne.
The excess recorded in the gym of the educational complex College. The school opened in the fall of 2016, and after a few months the teachers began to note a strange smell.
The examination was initiated by the parents whose children constantly complain of headaches after a workout in the gym.
The Director of the school said that the reason the paint on the walls in the gym. Harmful substances from it into the air, as a result, pupils have a headache.
The level of toxic substances in the school exceeded the permissible value several times (the content of phenols exceeded the maximum permissible concentration (MPC) from 5.3 to 11 times that of formaldehyde is from 1.3 to 2.4 times).
Phenol, a strong antiseptic, used as a disinfecting agent in medicine. Phenol exhibits the properties protoplasmatic poison and is dangerous to any tissue in the body. When skin contact does not feel pain, but it comes with time, accompanied by the appearance of burns.
We will remind, on may 8 at the school # 8 in Cherkasy during the school rulers felt unwell and started to lose consciousness school students (classes 2-9). Only the line was 424 student. Symptoms: nausea, dizziness, headache.
On the same day in Dnipropetrovsk region 19 students became ill on the ruler. The children felt a slight indisposition, someone was dizzy.
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