Paints, finishes and natural coatings
How to find a healthier wood finish
...paints, floor finishes will contain varying levels of VOCs (volatile organic compounds), or if you're a really shrewd shopper, none at all - see here for an article on zero VOC paint and the difference to low VOC paints .
While the smell may be gone in days or weeks, the effects won't be. It will take years before VO...