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Dear EarthTalk: What's the deal nowadays with aerosol spray cans? ... aren't depleting the ozone layer doesn't mean they are actually good for the environment.


The Center for Aerosol Impacts on Chemistry of the Environment (CAICE) focuses on ... One important type of aerosol, sea spray, has tremendous chemical  ...


Jan 6, 2012 ... When you hear the word aerosol, a can of hairspray, spray paint or whipped cream may come to mind. But technically an aerosol is any ...


Apr 3, 2012 ... ... occur naturally and ones that occur from human activities (not the ones from hairspray and spray paint cans, ... Aerosols play an important role in the Earth's environment as they have direct and indirect effects on the climate.


May 3, 2016 ... Aerosol sprays contain chemicals like formaldehyde and xylene, so ... the chemicals that create the aerosol effect are bad for the environment, ...


Originally, many aerosol products contained a man-made chemical known as ... chemicals are greenhouse gases and contribute to the global-warming effect.


Oct 14, 2011 ... Myth: Aerosol sprays damage the Earth's ozone layer. ... Environmental models have indicated that around the year 2050 the Earth's ozone ... It also has a damaging effect on certain inorganic compounds, such as plastic.


In general, an aerosol is a substance enclosed under pressure and released as a fine spray by means of a propellant gas. Aerosols affect our ...


Tiny aerosol particles can be found over oceans, deserts, mountains, forests, ice sheets, ... Whereas aerosols can influence climate by scattering light and changing ... However, under some environmental conditions, aerosols can lead to taller ...


Sep 14, 2010 ... Americans fell for the flowery goodness of canned aerosol air fresheners in ... quickly developed CFC-free aerosols, the public soured on spray cans. ... none have broken down the environmental impact of their factories and ...