Emission, environment and hygiene

D-PL-11140-11-05
Fraunhoferstr. 10, 83626 Valley, Germany

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Determination of gaseous emissions in test chamber and indoor air
Determination of organic emissions from non-metallic automotive components
Odor analyses
Environmental properties of building products
Dissolved substances in aqueous media, extracts and solutions

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Determination of gaseous emissions in test chamber and indoor air

  • Vehicle interiors in compliance with DIN ISO 12219-4
  • Measurement of formaldehyde and other carbonyl compounds according to DIN ISO 16000-3
  • Determination of VOCs in indoor and test chamber air according to DIN EN ISO 16000-6
  • Assessment of the release of dangerous substances: determination of emissions into indoor air according to DIN CEN/TS 16516:2013 and DIN EN 16516:2018

Odor analyses

  • Determination of odor emissions from building products using test chambers in compliance with DIN ISO 16000-28
  • Sensory testing of indoor air according to DIN ISO 16000-30
  • Odor analysis of indoor air and building products by specially-trained test persons (in-house method)
  • Determination of the odor characteristics of automotive interior materials according to VDA 270

Determination of dissolved inorganic substances in aqueous media, extracts and solutions

  • Determination of dissolved anions (bromide, chloride, fluoride, nitrate, nitrite, phosphate and sulfate) by ion chromatography according to DIN EN ISO 10304-1
  • Determination of dissolved cations Na+, NH4 +, K+, Ca2+ and Mg2+ by ion chromatography according to DIN EN ISO 14911
  • Determination of chromium(VI) by ion chromatography and optical detection (in-house method)
  • Determination of selected elements - including uranium isotopes - using inductively-coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) in accordance with DIN EN ISO 17294-2

Determination of dissolved organic substances in aqueous media, extracts and solutions

  • Determination of selected phenoxyalkanecarboxylic acids and other acidic pesticides by high-performance liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry (HPLC-MS/MS) according to DIN 38407-35
  • Determination of selected pesticides and other organic substances in water by high-performance liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry (HPLC-MS/MS) after direct injection according to DIN 38407-36

Extraction of extracts and eluates

  • Laboratory method for determining the release of substances from coatings in intermittent contact with water according to DIN EN 16105
  • Evaluation of the release of substances from building products: horizontal dynamic surface leaching test according to DIN CEN/TS 16637-2:2014 DIN SPEC 18046-2
  • Extraction of aqueous eluates by weathering in the open air (in-house method)