Australian Standard AS 3580.8.1 Methods for Sampling and Analysis of Ambient Air - Determination of Hydrogen Sulphide - Automatic Intermittent Sampling - Gas Chromatographic Method - Australian Government


You may be required to comply with this standard if you intend to operate an airport lessee company, or if you are the occupier of an airport site. This standard is used as a method of air sampling to ascertain whether the amount of hydrogen sulphide in the air are under the acceptable limit. It sets out a gas chromatographic method for measuring the concentration using an automatic intermittent sampling procedure.

These pollutants are from any stationary activity that involves the burning of fuel.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Airports Act 1996 AG

Regulation(s) name

Airports (Environment Protection) Regulations 1997 AG

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development and Cities

Aviation and Airports

Aviation Environment

Contact details

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Aviation Environment

Aviation and Airports

Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development and Cities

Operating address: 111 Alinga Street
Australian Capital Territory 2600
Mailing address: GPO BOX 594
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 1800 075 001
Phone: 02 6274 7111