ambient air voc News

  • MCERTS Certification for ambient air analysis on benzene and VOCs

    Chromatotec® is proud to announce that the FID ins­trument airmoVOC (measurement of benzene but also 12 compounds of the European list between C6 and C12) and the PID instrument airToxic (measurement of Benzene but also BTEX compounds) have obtained MCERTS certification since June 2013. These two MCERTS certifi­cates have been delivered by SIRA Certification Service on behalf of the ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe

    Air pollution is caused by the emission to the atmosphere of certain substances which, alone or through chemical reaction, can damage human health and/or the environment. Air pollution is both a local and a transboundary problem as emissions from one country can travel large distances in the atmosphere and cause adverse effects in other countries. The single pollutants causing most damage to ...


  • VOCs – why speciate?

    The Quantitech stands (Nos. 44 & 51) at AQE 2015 in Telford, the air quality and emissions show, will feature three different technologies for measuring individual organic compounds. This is extremely important because VOCs mostly exist in a mixture of more than one organic compound, so measurements can be misleading unless the individual compounds are speciated. Firstly, AQE2015 will provide ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Ormantine to Exhibit at the EPA National Ambient Air Monitoring Conference

    Ormantine USA will be exhibiting at the National Ambient Air Monitoring Conference, where we will present our latest air quality monitoring products, including the Rapid Air Monitor for VOCs and inorganic compounds. EPA in conjunction with NACAA will hold the National Air Quality Conference - Ambient Air Monitoring 2012 from May 14-17, 2012 at the Denver Marriott City Center in Denver, ...


    By Ormantine USA Ltd., Inc.

  • a1-cbiss Introduce Complete Ambient Air Analyser Range

    In partnership with Environnement SA, a1-cbiss are pleased to announce the addition of new ambient air quality monitoring analysers to their extensive emission monitoring analysers range. The complete range of real-time gas analysers each use unique technologies and reference methods to provide the most reliable and accurate results for the common regulatory air pollutants such as nitrogen ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Indoor Air Quality Issues Due to VOCs, Vapor Intrusion and Landfill Gases

    Today, there are several thousand operational landfills spread across the United States.  Some estimates have put the number of old municipal landfills that are no longer in operations at approximately 10,000 sites.     Although landfills were once primarily built far from people, many of these landfills are now surrounded by neighborhoods and various forms of commercial ...


    By IAQ Index

  • CASELLA LAUNCHES NEW INTRINSICALLY SAFE MONITOR for VOC’s

    CASELLA LAUNCHES NEW INTRINSICALLY SAFE MONITOR for VOC's Casella CEL, the specialist provider of workplace monitoring technologies, launches 'VOC Pro', a new , ATEX & UL certified, hand held, photoionisation air monitor ...


    By Casella

  • airmoTWA: New TRAP GC/MS/FID instrument for ambient air monitoring designed for onsite use

    To ensure people’s safety and a good repeatability of industrial process, the analysis of ambient air is crucial. Electronic boards are produced in clean air room by com­plex lithographic pro­cess using very reactive chemicals. The nature and concentration of volatile compounds can be different depending on the chemical pro­cess and can also vary rapidly. There is a need to ...


    By Chromatotec Group

  • Fast uptake Nitrogen dioxide and VOC monitoring using passive sampling techniques - Rapid Air Monitors

    Leading supplier of air pollution monitoring equipment, Gradko Environmental, is pleased to announce the first products in its new range of Rapid Air Monitors. Environmental consultants globally have been looking for faster passive methods of measuring ambient air pollution, particularly for inorganic compounds. Gradko have responded to this market need with the introduction of the Rapid Air ...


    By Gradko International Ltd

  • Formia to supply its first catalytic VOC oxidizer to North America

    Formia Emissions Control Oy will supply Univar USA Inc. (www.univar.com) a catalytic VOC oxidizer to be located in the chemical distribution facility in Los Angeles, California. This order represents Formia’s first VOC oxidizer delivery to North America.  Univar USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Univar, one of the world’s leading distributors of ...


  • State Agency Takes Aim at Reducing Potentially Toxic VOCs in the Home

    The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has developed materials to help educate the state’s residents about volatile organic compounds and what people can do to limit their exposure.  The MDH has published a brochure and developed a website full of helpful tips, information and advice.   VOCs are all around people in the typical home, office and school environment.  Building ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • VOC Hazards in the Home and Workplace Identified by IAQ Test Kit

    Volatile organic compounds in the indoor environment have come under increasing scrutiny as people learn of the short, and long term, health risks associated with exposure.  VOCs include a very wide range of organic compounds that can be emitted from building materials and products. It is estimated that 50 to 300 different VOCs may be detected in the air of homes, schools, offices, and ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Indian PTR-MS collects first VOC data from Indo-Gangetic Plain

    Prof. Vinayak Sinha lives and does his research in a region called the Indo-Gangetic Plain (IGP). Home of one seventh of the world’s population and as a fertile region, it sustains agricultural food crop production for much of South Asia, yet it remains one of the most under-studied regions of the world in terms of atmospheric composition and chemistry. One of Prof. Sinha’s goals is ...


    By Ionicon Analytik Ges.m.b.H.

  • Air Monitors Ltd to reveal the future of air quality monitoring

    Just as the demand for better air quality in towns and cities grows, public sector budgets are diminishing, so the need for better, more effective, lower cost monitoring has never been greater. The Air Monitors’ exhibition stands (No’s 3 & 4) at AQE 2015, the air quality and emissions show, will therefore feature the latest technologies for: improving spatial and temporal ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • $7.4 Billion Air Filter Market Next Year

    Sales of air filters for HVAC in residences, industry, commercial and government facilities will exceed $7.4 billion in 2016. This is the conclusion of the McIlvaine Company in the continually updated N022 Air Filtration and Purification World Market.  Electronic filters are the smallest segment. They are used in more expensive residential and commercial ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • A cost effective, compact solution to air quality measurement

    The E4100 is a revolutionary air quality transmitter that measures up to four most common gaseous pollutants and basic meteorological data of ambient air. Measurement data is sent wirelessly to a web-based database or locally via a serial interface. Small and elegantly designed, the E4100 is excellent for monitoring air quality in urban areas and around industry. It is the first air quality ...

  • Gas detection solutions for monitoring compressed breathing air

    At first glance the physiological demands of the firefighter, the scuba diver and the hospital patient have little in common. One is trained to deal with fire and rescue, one swims underwater and one is concerned with either regaining or improving their health. Yet all three depend to some extent on a safe source of compressed breathing air. In the case of the firefighter, portable breathing sets ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Questions and answers on the EU Clean Air Policy Package

    1. Why is air pollution a problem? Poor air quality is a major health risk, causing lung diseases, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer. Children, the elderly and citizens suffering from asthma and respiratory conditions are most affected. As well as negative effects on health, air pollution has considerable economic impacts, cutting short lives, increasing medical costs, and reducing ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Questions and Answers on the new European air quality directive

     Questions and Answers on the new directive on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe 1) What is the issue? Air pollution is caused by the emission to the atmosphere of certain substances which, alone or through chemical reaction, can damage human health and/or the environment. Air pollution is both a local and a transboundary problem as emissions from one country can travel large ...

  • Questions and answers on the EU Clean Air Policy Package

    1. Why is air pollution a problem? Poor air quality is a major health risk, causing lung diseases, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer. Children, the elderly and citizens suffering from asthma and respiratory conditions are most affected. As well as negative effects on health, air pollution has considerable economic impacts, cutting short lives, increasing medical costs, and reducing ...

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