Canadian Council of Ministers
of the Environment

Le Conseil canadien des ministres
de l'environnement

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Benzo(b)fluoranthene

Synonyms and/or acronyms: PAHs
Parameter 1: ORGANIC
Parameter 2: Polyaromatic compounds
Parameter 3: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons

Water Quality for the Protection of Aquatic Life

Freshwater

Concentration (µg/L)

No data

Date

No data

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)

No data

Date

No data

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

Further documentation on these guidelines can be found in the Canadian Environment Quality Guidelines.
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Concentration (mg/kg dry weight) - Agricultural

Consult Factsheet

Consult the 2008 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons factsheet, or the 2008 PAH Scientific Supporting Document (http://www.ccme.ca/publications/ceqg_rcqe.html?category_id=125) for guidance.

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

Consult Factsheet

Consult the 2008 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons factsheet, or the 2008 PAH Scientific Supporting Document (http://www.ccme.ca/publications/ceqg_rcqe.html?category_id=125) for guidance.

Concentration (mg/kg dry weight) - Commercial

Consult Factsheet

Consult the 2008 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons factsheet, or the 2008 PAH Scientific Supporting Document (http://www.ccme.ca/publications/ceqg_rcqe.html?category_id=125) for guidance.

Concentration (mg/kg dry weight) - Industrial

Consult Factsheet

Consult the 2008 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons factsheet, or the 2008 PAH Scientific Supporting Document (http://www.ccme.ca/publications/ceqg_rcqe.html?category_id=125) for guidance.

Date

2008

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

Concentration (µg/kg diet wet weight)

No data

Date

No data