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Why Do New Electronics Have a Weird Smell?

Summary by Ground News
New electronics contain glue, flame retardants, protective coatings, and plasticizers. These materials are full of VOCs, which evaporate at room temperature and create the smell. VOC-haters sometimes speed up the off-gassing process by leaving new products outside. If you hate the smell of your new laptop, then don't leave it in a stuffy room.

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