Benzene analysis kit

Private customer

110,00 TTC

Check and quantify the concentration of benzene in the air you breathe

Why search for benzene in my indoor air?

  • Our place of residence has the principle of protecting us from the outside. Today, the air we breathe can expose us to different risks. Certain compounds harmful to humans, such as benzene which is highly carcinogenic, can be found.
  • The exhaust gases of cars, air pollution can pass the barrier of our walls. They penetrate by our ventilation or heating systems and can be strongly present, even on our place of daily life (home, office …). Tobacco, heating, ventilation, stoves and fireplaces … can also release benzene.
  • Thus, exposure to benzene is mainly done in his place of residence: 50% exposure to his home, 32% at his place of work and 18% in daily trips (according to a study by ADEME , 2001).

The analysed parameters

Benzene

Regulation related to Volatile Organic Compounds emitted into the air

French regulations set a guideline value of 30 μg / m3 as an annual average for long-term exposure.

Decree n ° 2011-1727 of 02 December 2011 relating to the guide values for indoor air for formaldehyde and benzene in establishments receiving public (ERP).

For more information, please visit the ANSES website

 

The contents of the kit

A complete turnkey kit will be provided. It contains :

  • 1 tube with activated carbon – benzene
  • 1 triangular support – benzene (yellow)
  • 1 diffusive body – benzene (yellow)
  • 1 ice cream (to be frozen at least the day before sampling)
  • 1 procedure for installation and sampling
  • 1 prepaid return shipping slip

How to take my sample?

The collection of your indoor air is an important operation that requires special care.

Non-compliance with sampling procedures may alter the results of the analysis and distort the interpretation.

Follow the sampling procedure (instructions provided in the kit) and send us your samples for an analysis of your indoor air in our laboratory.

Delivery by our carrier is offered

Your analysis results

Results sent by email within 21 working days after receipt of samples