Canadian Council of Ministers
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Le Conseil canadien des ministres
de l'environnement

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Nitrite


Parameter 1: INORGANIC
Parameter 2: Inorganic nitrogen compounds

Water Quality for the Protection of Aquatic Life

Freshwater

Concentration (µg/L)

60 NO2-N

No fact sheet created. For more information on this guideline, please refer to Canadian Water Quality Guidelines (CCREM 1987).

Guideline is expressed as µg nitrite-nitrogen/L. This value is equivalent to 197 µg nitrite/L.

Date

1987

Marine

Concentration (µg/L)

No data

Date

No data

Water Quality for the Protection of Agriculture

Irrigation

Concentration (µg/L)

No data

Date

No data

Livestock

Concentration (µg/L)

10 000 NO2-N

No fact sheet created. For more information on this guideline, please refer to Canadian Water Quality Guidelines (CCREM 1987).

Guideline is expressed as µg nitrite-nitrogen/L. This value is equivalent to 32 800 µg nitrite/L.

Date

1987

Sediment Quality for the Protection of Aquatic Life

Freshwater

Concentration (µg/kg dry weight) - ISQG

No data

Concentration (µg/kg dry weight) - PEL

No data

Date

No data

Marine

Concentration (µg/kg dry weight) - ISQG

No data

Concentration (µg/kg dry weight) - PEL

No data

Date

No data

Soil Quality for the Protection of Environmental and Human Health

Concentration (mg/kg dry weight) - Agricultural

No data

Concentration (mg/kg dry weight) - Residential / parkland

No data

Concentration (mg/kg dry weight) - Commercial

No data

Concentration (mg/kg dry weight) - Industrial

No data

Date

No data

Tissue Residue Quality for the Protection of Widlife Consumer of Aquatic Biota

Concentration (µg/kg diet wet weight)

No data

Date

No data