This document describes general and specific procedures, methods and considerations to be used and observed when collecting ambient air samples for field screening or laboratory analysis. Air toxics, as used in this procedure, means air pollutants for which National Ambient Air Quality Standards have not been established. Criteria pollutants mean air pollutants for which National Ambient Air Quality Standards have been established.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
Ambient Air Sampling (PDF)(26 pp, 278 K,
Ambient Air Sampling