The link between paint fumes and childhood asthma that every parent needs to know [infographic]

The link between paint fumes and childhood asthma that every parent needs to know [infographic]

January 16, 2017

Frustrated at the numerous paints currently marketed to consumers on the basis they are “safe”, “family-friendly” and “natural”, our founder, Mark Gardner, was driven by a desire to create the first truly safe paint for the family home.

“There are paints on the marketplace that are marketed as being ‘100% natural’ and ‘low-VOC’ to make people think they are buying a safe paint," says Mark, "but recent research has shown that even low-VOC water-based paint can be harmful for children, so I created and tested a formulation where we know that every single pigment and resin we are using is completely harmless and VOC-free.

“Little Knights is simply as safe as paint gets.”

Check out the infographic below, based an article from the Environmental Health News concerning research carried out by scientists from Harvard University and Sweden’s Kalstad University.

 

The link between paint fumes and childhood asthma that every parent needs to know

 

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Matte

For a solid, flat and elegant finish that is easy to touch up when required, matte paint is ideal for creating a gentle, soothing finish.  It helps to conceal flaws too, making it a good choice for older walls with "character".

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