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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.
    Coastguard station began monitoring air quality on 1 December 2007.

Zinc at Coastguard, Saturday 13 August 2022 about Zinc

Coastguard station overview

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

No data available for Zinc at Coastguard for Saturday 13 August 2022.

The monitoring station may have been offline due to equipment servicing or failure. See network status for long-term data outages.

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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27 February 2023