Indoor Air Quality Measurements with GASERA ONE FORMALDEHYDE
Mar 12 2018 Read 561 Times
Indoor air pollution measurements are done for occupational safety. Indoor air pollution consists of several elements triggering many problems for children, elderly and asthmatics. Measurement of indoor air pollutants such as formaldehyde, require sensitivity and reliability provided by the GASERA ONE FORMALDEHYDE.
Indoor air pollution consists of tobacco smoke, allergens carbon monoxide, nitrogen dioxide, moisture, chemicals and radon. Air pollutants trigger raspiratory problems, eye irritation, lung cancer, headache, coughs, sore throats, chest tightness, breathing problems, skin rashes, dizziness, nausea, allergies, asthma, damages in liver, kidneys and nervous system.
Formaldehyde is a volatile organic compound (VOC). It is usually present indoors at low levels as a result of formaldehyde emitting materials and human activities in homes. Formaldehyde is an ozone precursor and classified as carcinogenic compound. Building materials, cooking, and tobacco smoking are sources of formaldehyde. Also many everyday products, such as cosmetics, furniture and detergents contain formaldehyde. High levels of formaldehyde can be found from new homes and homes with new construction.
The concentration levels above 100 ppb of formaldehyde can cause acute health problems. Formaldehyde is highly injurious to health but until today, it has been difficult to measure. Formaldehyde exposure is a special concern for children, elderly and people with breathing problems, such as asthmatics.
The GASERA ONE FORMALDEHYDE monitor enables selective real-time measurements of formaldehyde and it is designed to measure indoor formaldehyde concentrations. The analyser is sensitive, linear and it has a fast response time to ambient and indoor formaldehyde concentration changes. The GASERA ONE FORMALDEHYDE was field tested in static and dynamic conditions at a holiday and training center in Southern Finland. The indoor air formaldehyde concentration was recorded in several rooms. The measurements carried out in buildings showed clear differences in measured formaldehyde levels based on the building type. Read more from www.gasera.fi.
Do you like or dislike what you have read? Why not post a comment to tell others / the manufacturer and our Editor what you think. To leave comments please complete the form below. Providing the content is approved, your comment will be on screen in less than 24 hours. Leaving comments on product information and articles can assist with future editorial and article content. Post questions, thoughts or simply whether you like the content.
In This Edition Business News - Geotech appoints new territory manager for APAC region - DURAG Group acquire AP2E - Eco Expo Asia - Asia’s trusted trade fair for the green industry Gas...
View all digital editions
Sep 24 2018 Chicago, IL, USA
Sep 24 2018 Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Sep 25 2018 Jonkoping, Sweden
Sep 25 2018 Moscow, Russia
Sep 26 2018 Almaty, Kazakhstan