What is another word for radon?

146 synonyms found


[ ɹˈe͡ɪdɒn], [ ɹˈe‍ɪdɒn], [ ɹ_ˈeɪ_d_ɒ_n]

Radon is a naturally occurring, colorless, odorless, and tasteless radioactive gas. It is produced by the decay of uranium in the earth's crust and can seep into buildings through cracks and gaps in the foundation. Synonyms for "radon" include "Rn-222," "Radon-222," "radioactive radon," and "uranium decay product." Radon is a health hazard and the second leading cause of lung cancer after smoking. It is imperative to test and mitigate the level of radon in homes, schools, and other buildings to reduce the risk of lung cancer. Some countries have regulations in place to monitor and limit radon exposure in residential and commercial properties.

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Radon is a suspected carcinogen that can cause lung cancer. Radon is usually found in the ground water and can seep through cracks in your home's foundation and outside walls.

To reduce your risk of exposure to radon, try to seal any cracks in your foundation or exterior walls, install a sump pump to remove water from low areas, increase ventilation in your home, and test your home's radon level.

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