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Are the finishes on older furniture are safe? Should I be concerned about toxins/VOCs?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 15, 2012 01:00 AM
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I want to purchase a solid oak pedestal table with medium stain finish. I am concerned about VOC levels in older stains (40 years or older?) and whatever other products that were typically used for older/antique pieces?




 

 

I want to purchase a solid oak pedestal table with medium stain finish. I am concerned about VOC levels in older stains (40 years or older?) and whatever other products that were typically used for older/antique pieces?

Marcia,

In most cases finishes off gas in a short period of time, however some compounds continue to off gas for an extended period of time.

Without knowing the compounds which were...



 

 

 
 
 
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