Evaluation of VOC Definition Based on Vapor Pressure. Nicolas Peterson EM Assist , Inc [email protected] Joint Services Environmental Management Conference & Exposition 2005. Introduction. Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) are extensively regulated.
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When is an organic compound no longer volatile?
Surrounding atmosphere @760mm Hg (1 atm)
Vapor Pressure (Pvap)
High energy molecules escaping to the surrounding atmosphere
Liquid at temperature (T)
# Carbon Atoms