INDOOR AIR QUALITY IN BELGIUM

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Belgie
English
2017

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The current publications presents indoor air contains (IAQ) a variety of contaminants. This review on the IAQ of Belgian households and public buildings includes scientific and grey literature published from 2005 until 2015. The current national understanding on indoor chemical agents, microbiological indoor pollution as well as radon, was inventoried and evaluated, and resulted in the identification of national knowledge gaps and needs for further research. The review is divided into 3 main sections: chemical indoor air priority pollutants, indoor microbial pollutants and radon in indoor air. 

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Sector / Industry covered: 
ZPRACOVATELSKÝ PRŮMYSL
Provider: 
Superior Health Council
Tasks covered: 
Handling Chemicals
Biological hazard: 
Microbiological hazards (Microorganism)
Fungi
Viruses
Bacteria
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Dusts
Gases
Liquids
Solids
Hazard - health effects: 
Allergens
Asthmagens
Asphyxiants
Carcinogens
Irritants
Toxic substances
Exposure route: 
Ingestion
Inhalation
Substance Description: 

volatile organic compounds (VOC), total volatile organic compounds (TVOC) , benzene, benzo(a)pyrene , toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylenes, formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, trichloroethylene, tetrachloroethylene, pinene, limonene, radon,

CAS Number: 
71-43-2; 1076-43-3
108-88-3
178535-25-6
1330-20-7
50-00-0
75-07-0
79-01-6
127-18-4
127-91-3; 18172-67-3
10043-92-2
EC number: 
200-753-7
203-625-9
700-371-5
215-535-7
200-001-8
00-836-8
201-167-4
204-825-9
204-872-5
233-146-0
Prevention measures: 
Level 1. Elimination of hazards
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Hygiene measures
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Report
Warning message / Alert
Target group: 
All (no specific target group)

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