Health effects of CO, NO2, SO2, ozone, benzene and benzo(a)pyrene in New Zealand

Publication date: November 2003
Publication reference:
AQTR 43

This report considers the health effects literature concerning concentrations of carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulphur dioxide (SO2), ozone, benzene and benzo(a)pyrene (BaP) currently measured in New Zealand. It provides an indication of the extent to which existing concentrations of air contaminants in New Zealand may adversely affect human health.