WHO air quality guidelines for particulate matter, ozone, nitrogen dioxide and sulfur dioxide: Global update 2005: Summary of risk assessment

World Health Organization (WHO) (2006)

The new information included in this latest update of the Air quality guidelines relate to four common air pollutants: particulate matter (PM), ozone (O3), nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and sulfur dioxide (SO2). The scope of this review reflects the availability of new evidence on the health effects of these pollutants and their relative importance with regard to current and future health effects of air pollution in each of the WHO regions.