Benzo (a) Pyrene Levels at Rathmines, Dublin 6

The Environmental Protection Agency manages the national ambient air quality monitoring network.

Benzo (a) Pyrene (BaP) is measured as part of the particulate matter (PM10) sampling process.  Particulate matter sampled filters are extracted in the lab and analysed for BaP.

The latest available results for benzo (a) pyrene are:

Benzo (a) Pyrene

Average Concentration: 0.35 ng m-3
Averaging Period: 1 Jul 2016 - 30 Jun 2017

This is below the limit value of 1 ng m-3.