The most dangerous among indoor contaminants. Radon is a radioactive noble gas of natural origin that is generated spontaneously and in small quantities in subsoil and rocks and then dispersed into the atmosphere.
Like all noble gases, radon is colorless and odorless, therefore it is difficult to detect.
Inhaling radon gas indoors can be very harmful to people’s health because it can trigger genetic mutations that can degenerate into tumors and leukemia. Radon gas is classified as a grade 1 carcinogen for humans.
The concentration of radon is not constant but varies over time, influenced by other environmental factors. It varies from day to night, according to the seasons and in relation to humidity. This is why it is important to measure and monitor it continuously