Sources of pollution

Outside sources (examples):

  • Chemical, industrial and economic production
  • Waste incineration, combustion plants
  • Traffic, particularly diesel engines
  • Abrasion of tires, brakes or road surface

Indoor sources (examples):

  • Vacuum cleaners, wall paint, carpets
  • Candles, open fireplaces, smoke
  • Laser printers, fax machines and photocopiers

Particulate pollutants in diameter

Reference source: German Association " Tod vom Allerfeinstem", (The finest possible  death)  ITG im BBU e. V., EPEA International Environmental Research GmbH, Arguk Umweltlabor GmbH, Literature survey on the incidence and medical significance of fine dust indoors