|Document ID (ISN)||60737|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
|Convention or series no.
||Limitations of ambient air quality standards in evaluating indoor environments
||Mar. 1992, Vol.53, No.3, p.216-220. 29 ref.
||Analysis of the kinds of data used for the derivation of ambient air quality standards (AAQSs) for carbon monoxide and ozone shows that these values are based on the toxicology of the materials and thus are suitable for evaluating potential health effects of indoor environments, especially on the very young, the aged, and the infirm. A similar analysis shows that the AAQSs for suspended particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide, and sulfur dioxide are strictly empirical and that they should not be used for any but their first, intended purpose. The AAQSs for non-methane hydrocarbons are based on photochemical smog production, not injury of any kind, and have no utility for indoor environment evaluation.
||nitrogen dioxide; carbon monoxide; microclimate; sulfur dioxide; ozone
||comment on standard; sick building syndrome
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||USA|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
||Sick building syndrome
Inorganic sulfur compounds