Outdoor Air Quality: Common Air Pollutants

Outdoor Air Quality: Common Air Pollutants

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Summary:

This 2 page fact sheet explains why air pollution is a health concern and provides a brief description of the the 5 common air pollutants:

  1. particulate matter
  2. ground-level ozone
  3. nitrogen dioxide
  4. sulphur dioxide
  5. carbon monoxide

Audience:
General Public, Schools, Students

Type:
Fact Sheet

Updated:
May 2009