Levels of Metals measured at Kerdiffstown House

Samples collected at Kerdiffstown House were analysed to determine the concentrations of 23 different metals in the air, including heavy metals. The results are in the table below.

Date Sampled  1 February 2 February 3 February 4 February 5 February 6 February 7 February 8 February
 Beryllium  Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit  Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit

 Sodium

 45 mg/m3  42 mg/m3 64 mg/m3 76 mg/m3 75 mg/m3 66 mg/m3 52 mg/m3 38 mg/m3
Magnesium 2 mg/m3 1 mg/m3 2 mg/m3 2 mg/m3 2 mg/m3 2 mg/m3 1 mg/m3 1 mg/m3
Potassium 16 mg/m3 15 mg/m3 23 mg/m3 27 mg/m3 27 mg/m3 24 mg/m3 18 mg/m3 13 mg/m3
Calcium 9 mg/m3 8 mg/m3 11 mg/m3 13 mg/m3 13 mg/m3 12 mg/m3 9 mg/m3 10 mg/m3
Titanium 8 ng/m3 6 ng/m3 No Result No Result No Result No Result No Result No Result
Vanadium Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit 3 ng/m3 Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit 2 ng/m3
Chromium 7 ng/m3 5 ng/m3 8 ng/m3 11 ng/m3 11 ng/m3 10 ng/m3 8 ng/m3 7 ng/m3
Iron 40 ng/m3 Below Detection Limit 101 ng/m3 83 ng/m3 114 ng/m3 63 ng/m3 Below Detection Limit 396 ng/m3
Manganese 9 ng/m3 8 ng/m3 12 ng/m3 14 ng/m3 14 ng/m3 12 ng/m3 10 ng/m3 29 ng/m3
Nickel 10 ng/m3 8 ng/m3 3 ng/m3 3 ng/m3 3 ng/m3 3 ng/m3 3 ng/m3 12 ng/m3
Cobalt Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit
Copper 12 ng/m3 4 ng/m3 5 ng/m3 4 ng/m3 5 ng/m3 4 ng/m3 5 ng/m3 26 ng/m3
Arsenic 4 ng/m3 3 ng/m3 4 ng/m3 4 ng/m3 4 ng/m3 4 ng/m3 3 ng/m3 3 ng/m3
Selenium 3 ng/m3 2 ng/m3 2 ng/m3 3 ng/m3 2 ng/m3 2 ng/m3 2 ng/m3 1 ng/m3
Molybdenum Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit
Silver  Below Detection Limit  Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit
Cadmium 1 ng/m3  1 ng/m3 1 ng/m3 1 ng/m3 1 ng/m3 1 ng/m3 1 ng/m3 2 ng/m3
Tin  Below Detection Limit  Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit 4 ng/m3
Antimony  Below Detection Limit  Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit 5 ng/m3
Thallium  Below Detection Limit  Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit Below Detection Limit 4 ng/m3
Lead 8 ng/m3  4 ng/m3 8 ng/m3 6 ng/m3 8 ng/m3 7 ng/m3 5 ng/m3 52 ng/m3
Uranium  0.3 ng/m3 0.3 ng/m3 No Result No Result No Result No Result No Result No Result

All metal concentrations measured are below target and limit values set out in the CAFE Directive and 4th Daughter Directive. Please see our section on Air Quality Standards for further information.  For more information on what we monitor and why check out our 'what we monitor' page.