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    Air quality data is available from 1 January 2016. Individual stations have been monitoring for different time periods so data may not be available for all possible times.
    The Gap station began monitoring air quality on 1 April 2009.

Zinc at The Gap, Monday 4 March 2024 about Zinc

The Gap station overview

The guideline for Zinc is 120µg/m³ (24hr avg).

None of the data is validated (0% validated, 0/24 records)

None of the data is validated (0% validated, 0/48 records)

About Zinc

Zinc occurs widely in nature, and is another metal essential in trace quantities for good health. Exposure to elevated levels is more likely through occupational exposure in industry such as mining and smelting and processing of metal ores. Insufficient zinc intake has a detrimental effect on growth, and immune and reproductive system development. Adverse health effects generally only occur where the exposure is high.

The guideline for Zinc is 120µg/m³ (24hr avg).

Zinc is measured in micrograms per cubic metre.

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Last updated
27 February 2023