Colour and Cancer, the Hazards of Housepaint

Soft Technology magazine, the early version of the ATA's Renew magazine, published an article titled 'Colour and cancer: the hazards of house paint ' in issue 55 dated 1996. The preamble reads "Synthetic paints can make your home unhealthy to live in. We explain why plant-based alternatives are better. " You can read the article here or if you wish, the magazine is still available as a pdf (for a small fee) at https://shop.ata.org.au/shop/soft-technology-issue-55

In her book "Healthy Home Healthy Family" Nicole Bijlsma ND, BHScAc(Hons), Grad Dip OHS, Dip Building biology, and PhD candidate, covers many aspects of the relationship between our home environment and our health. Refer pages 61 and 309-313. See also https://www.buildingbiology.com.au/

And further info is at:

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK304433/ Occupational Exposure as a Painter

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK304433/table/a035.T001.001/?report=objectonly  Main substances (and classes of substances) to which workers may be exposed in the painting trades

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/07/100719205634.htm Painters at significantly increased risk of bladder cancer, study finds

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK304433/ National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine

https://ehs.princeton.edu/book/export/html/580 Painting and Drawing - health hazards associated with

https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/dd86/6fe2696bb34fc601f11252fed033c25cf28f.pdf 

Bladder cancer risk in painters: a meta-analysis. Occupational and Environmental Medicine (OEM)  is the official journal of the Faculty of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians of London.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Enrico_Pira/publication/7580676_Bladder_Cancer_Risk_in_Painters_a_Review_of_the_Epidemiological_Evidence_1989-2004/links/02bfe50fe5c88ea6fb000000.pdf Bladder cancer risk in painters: a review of the epidemiological evidence, 1989–2004

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1035264/ Cancer risks in painters: study based on the New Zealand Cancer Registry.

https://hero.epa.gov/hero/index.cfm/reference/details/reference_id/3063436 Health hazards of solvents exposure among workers in paint industry

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/517113 Chronic painters' syndrome. Chronic toxic encephalopathy in house painters. From this article there are many links to case studies.