Asbestos and Inorganic Fibres in Indoor Air

Page: 961

F. Skácela, Z. Guschlováb, and V. Tekáča

a Department of Gas, Coke and Air Protection, Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, Foster Bohemia Ltd, Prague


As a consequence of the growing production and use of asbestos and inorganic fibres, measurement of their concentration in indoor air is of great importance. The relevant legal regulations require the measurement. Various methods were developed for the purpose, based on collecting airborne particles in capillary membrane filters and subsequent determination of their number concentration. Remediation of buildings with fiber-containing construction elements is an essential part of any reconstruction.


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