Many of us consider our car as a cocoon in which we are able to temporarily isolate ourselves from the hectic world surrounding us. That might be a big mistake. Who doesn’t like the typical smell of a new car? Unfortunately, the substances that cause this odor are harmful to our health. Plastic and leather parts, even the spare wheel’s rubber, contain large amounts of residual solvents and other additives that accumulate in our cocoon, after which we breathe in nicely.
A great deal of research has been carried out in recent years concerning the measurement of these components, often under the impetus of China, where the smell of a new car is perceived as highly unpleasant.
During this workshop, our IS-X specialists provide an overview of recent innovations for the quantitative determination of volatile chemicals in the indoor air of cars or the parts of which the interior composed of.
As always, you can count on an interactive session, in which instrumental innovations are evaluated in the context of current market demands and regulatory authorities.