Regulatory radon detection

PearL carries out the regulatory screening of radon and operates in the 31 high-priority French Departments.

 

 

What is Radon ?

 

Radon is a colorless and odorless natural radioactive gas.

Formed from soil and rocks based uranium. It can be found in many French regions.

 

Inhaled by humans, it is a main factor of lung cancers.

 

WHO classes it as carcinogenic to humans.

PearL carries out the regulatory screening of radon and operates in the 31 high-priority French Departments

 

More than 700 facilities screened since 2010

French regulation imposes to the Public Facilities (ERP : Day nurseries, schools, hospitals, retirement homes, thermal baths, …) and the subterranean workplaces, located in a risk area, to measure radon presence every ten years and/or after each major modification of a facility.

PearL’s Laboratory is certified by
the French Nuclear Safety Agency (ASN) for radon screening

Level N1A

Public Facilities (ERP)
and workplaces

Level N1B

Cavities
and underground facilities.