Air Purifiers for Cigarette and Tobacco Smoke

air purifiers for tobacco and cigarette smoke

Why You Need an Air Purifier for Cigarette Smoke

Second-hand smoke (SHS) is a toxic brew of more than 4,000 chemicals, including over 50 known human carcinogens. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has classified SHS as a “Group A” carcinogen, a category reserved for only the most dangerous of cancer-causing compounds. Interestingly, SHS has twice as much nicotine and tar as the filtered smoke that actual smokers inhale, and five times more carbon monoxide.

FACT: Some chemical compounds found in tobacco smoke only become carcinogenic after they've come into contact with enzymes in the human body

The harmful effects of SHS are well documented. Non-smokers who live with a smoker, and are exposed to SHS on a regular basis, have a 20% to 30% higher risk of developing heart disease and lung cancer. SHS has also been linked to low fertility, miscarriages and breast cancer in women. In children, exposure to SHS is a proven cause of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and can double the risk of getting pneumonia or bronchitis. SHS can not only trigger attacks among children with asthma, but can cause children without asthma to develop it.

Be aware that limiting smoking to one room, ventilating the house regularly or using air purification units will not totally protect non-smokers from SHS. The only way to fully protect non-smoking members of the family is to prevent all smoking in the house.

Modern Alchemy Air Purifiers Recommends...

AllerAir AirMedic Pro 5 HDS

AllerAir AirMedic Pro 5 HDS Air Purifier
Superior Protection from Tobacco Smoke

The AllerAir AirMedic Pro 5 HDS (Heavy-Duty Smoke) is specifically engineered to handle the hazardous by-products of second hand tobacco and cigarette smoke. With its Super-HEPA filter and 24 lbs. of specially blended activated carbon, this air purifier helps to remove harmful particles, fine ash, lingering odours and over 400 toxic chemicals in cigarette smoke, including benzene, nicotine, arsenic and cyanide.

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Oransi EJ120 Air Purifier for Cigarette and Tobacco smoke

Oransi EJ120 Air Purifier
Smoke Toxicity Removal in a Compact and Ultra-Quiet Unit

The Oransi EJ120 air purifier’s next-generation, high-efficiency pleated activated carbon filter offers unmatched handling of gaseous tobacco pollutants, while its medical-grade MERV 17 HEPA filter easily captures the fine ash and ultra-fine particulates found in tobacco smoke. The German-engineered, super-quiet EC motor delivers incredible airflow, while consuming up to 90% less electricity than traditional AC motors. The 17” x 10” footprint of the Oransi EJ120 makes it perfect for use in apartments/condos to clean up smoke that may be drifting in from neighboring units.

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IQAir MultiGas air purifier for smoke

IQAir MultiGas GC Air Purifier
High-Performance Air Cleaning with Enhanced Protection from Tobacco Smoke Toxins

The IQAir MultiGas GC is a great choice for removing the broad range of harmful toxins and fine particulates associated with tobacco smoke. The four individual gas canisters in the MultiGas air purifier contain specially-blended activated carbon, providing a large surface area for maximum chemical, gas and odour adsorption, while pre and post filters capture any remaining contaminants.

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Modern Alchemy Air Purifiers offers expert advice, outstanding products, great prices and unparalleled customer service. We are happy to answer any questions you may have about the air purifiers that we sell so you can buy with confidence. Contact us today!

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