Passive Air Sampling

Concerned about air quality?

Passive air samplers are inexpensive and easy-to-use. They accurately and cost-effectively measure trace levels of atmospheric pollutants in ambient air.

Inexpensive & easy-to-use

The Maxxam all-season Passive Air Sampling System (PASS) units are compact, portable, require no electricity and very little maintenance, making them ideal for monitoring air quality in remote and rural locations. The system has also been validated under extreme weather conditions.

Maxxam ships our PASS unit all over the globe and provides detailed instructions on their assembly and use. After the desired sampling duration, the shelters are shipped back to our laboratory for analysis.

Experts in All-Season Passive Air Sampling

Maxxam’s PASS is validated for ultra low level detection limits of the following parameters based on 30 days exposure:

Parameter          

Detection Limit

SO2    

0.1 ppb

H2S

0.02 ppb

NO2/NOx   

0.1 ppb

O3

0.1 ppb

NH3

0.1 ppb

HNO3

0.2 µg/m3

 

They are also validated for VOCs and BTEX. Click here for a summary of detection limits for VOCs in ambient air. 

Sectors served include:

  • Petroleum and Petrochemical Facilities
  • Chemical, Fertilizer and Pulp & Paper Plants
  • Mining Operations
  • Electric Generation/Power Plants
  • Agriculture
  • Governments
  • Research/Environmental Groups
Passive Air Sampling

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Donna Garbutt, M.B.A. Chief Executive Officer Maxxam is the Canadian market leader in analytical services and solutions to the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries and a member of the Bureau Veritas Group of companies – a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services. We support critical decisions made by our customers through the application of rigorous science and the knowledge and expertise of our over 2200 employees. Our annual Corporate Responsibility Report outlines our efforts to continually improve our business performance and practices. Its publication is an industry first and an integral part of our commitment to success with responsibility. LinkedIn
Maxxam Analytics Maxxam is the Canadian market leader in analytical services and solutions to the energy, environmental, food and DNA industries and a member of the Bureau Veritas Group of companies – a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services. We support critical decisions made by our customers through the application of rigorous science and the knowledge and expertise of our over 2200 employees. Our annual Corporate Responsibility Report outlines our efforts to continually improve our business performance and practices. Its publication is an industry first and an integral part of our commitment to success with responsibility.
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