PAH asphalt, also known as tar asphalt, contains coal tar. Several PAHs emit a strong odor and are carcinogenic - it has an impact on nature, animals and people.

The acronym PAH stands for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (including polyaromatic hydrocarbons, polyaromatic).

PAHs present in the asphalt older than 1970, tar asphalt, where the binder is consisted of coal tar and carrier layer consisted of so-called tarmacadam. There are, among other things, even in polluted soil and tar paper.

Safe Control provides PAH analysis in cooperation with one of our approved subcontractor.


Catarina Wernlund
Phone: +46 (0)31-65 64 93

Sandra Johansson
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