Standard Guide for Placement and Use of Diffusion Controlled Passive Monitors for Gaseous Pollutants in Indoor Air
|Publication Date:||10 July 1998|
|ICS Code (Other standards related to air quality):||13.040.99|
1.1 This guide covers the placement and use of diffusion controlled monitors in the indoor atmosphere.
1.2 Diffusion controlled passive monitors within this guide include both area and personal monitors for use in residences, public buildings, offices, and other non-industrial workplaces and dwelling environments. A passive monitor is any air monitor that does not utilize electrical or mechanical power in order to supply air to the sorbent media or chemical reactant within the monitor and sample according to Fick's first law of diffusion.
1.3 The purpose of this guide is to ensure uniformity of sampling within a variety of indoor environments and to facilitate comparison of results.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.