Pig Pen Effect

Pig Pen Effect

Pig Pen Effect

Researchers say that a range of volatile and semi-volatile gases and substances are produced when ozone, a form of oxygen that can be toxic, reacts with skin oils carried by soiled clothes. Researchers. have likened the reaction to a Pig-Pen Effect, named after the less-than-tidy Peanuts comic strip character.

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