Indoor air - Part 19: Sampling strategy for moulds (ISO 16000-19:2012)
This part of EN ISO 16000 describes the measurement strategy for the detection of fungi in indoor environments. It describes suitable sampling and analysis method together with a description of the applicability and the interpretation of the measurement results to maximize the comparability of the measured data obtained for a given measurement objective. It does not include details on recording building characteristics or field inspections by qualified professionals which have to take place prior to any microbiological measurement. This part of EN ISO 16000 is not applicable to a detailed description of the building physics- and building-engineering-related procedures applicable to field inspections. The methods and procedures presented do not allow quantitative exposure assessment with regard to the room occupants.
The application of this part of EN ISO 16000 presupposes knowledge of ISO 16000-1