Protect your home and workplace with carcinogen testing through the experienced team at Benchmark Environmental Consulting in San Jose, California. If you think family members or employees may unknowingly be exposed to cancer-causing substances, conducting a simple test can dramatically affect your ability to make any building environment safer. Carcinogen testing by Benchmark is a fast and easy way to feel safe in your home or workspace.
What Are Carcinogens?
Carcinogens are any substance known to cause cancer. They are found in the air we breathe as a result of the chemicals we commonly use every day. Because airborne chemicals are not visible, what is out of sight often becomes out of mind. The people in your home or office may be inhaling more than they bargained for. Carcinogen testing is an easy and quick way to determine dangerous levels of cancer-causing substances in your building.
Testing For Common Cancer-Causing Substances
You can find carcinogens both at work and at home. Testing for these toxic substances can help you safeguard the health of your family or employees. Some common carcinogens include the following:
- Tobacco Smoke
A Cleaner, Safer Environment
Cancer-causing substances can exist in the home, at the workplace, and all around us without us knowing. Aflatoxins are produced by fungus on stored grains, nuts, and peanut butter. From electronics to pet products to treated woods, arsenic can sneak its way into any environment. Asbestos was used in home building in everything from plastics to paints to ceiling and floor tiles for many years.
Additionally, benzene is commonly found in detergents, rubbers, plastics, gasoline, and cigarette smoke. Cadmium is found in plastics, batteries, metals and cigarette smoke. VOC exposure can occur from pressed woods and laminates flooring to adhesives, laundry detergents, and beauty products. A whole host of carcinogens exist in tobacco smoke. Rely on professional carcinogen testing to uncover the hidden sources of cancer-causing chemicals around you.
Carcinogen Testing In San Jose
With over 20 years of experience throughout California and the United States, Benchmark Environmental Engineering continues to provide comprehensive environmental inspection, consulting, and training services to homeowners, business owners, and government agencies. We offer our services throughout the San Jose area and are certified experts in identifying health hazards found in your home or workplace. Contact us today to schedule carcinogen testing.