Paints, finishes and natural coatings
Choosing safe paints
...Humidity levels and air flow will not only encourage the drying of paint, but will also speed up the release of VOCs. Depending on these factors, it is estimated that standard latex paint will continue to off-gas for 3 to 5 years after application.
Low or Zero VOC paints:
You may find paints advertised as ‘low VOC’...