POLLENS, DUSTS & MOULDS TEST KITS 1 & 2
POLLENS, DUSTS & MOULDS TEST KIT 1
26 VIALS $79
Code Component Source
PO1 Tree Pollen 1 alder, hazel, lilac, plane, elm, poplar, willow
PO2 Tree Pollen 2 birch, ash, jasmine, elder, beech, privet, robinia, oak, lime
PO3 Grain Pollen oats, barley, wheat, meadow foxtail, sweet vernal grass, couch grass, smooth-stalked meadow grass
PO5 Grass Pollen corn, redtop grass (agrostis) English rye grass, brome, dogstail, meadow fescue, meadow soft grass timothy
PO5a haxel nut pollen
PO6 House Dust
PO8 Pet Hair dog, cat, rabbit, horse
PO 8a dog hair
PO 8b cat hair
PO10 Farming Dust animal hair, animal sweat, horn, stable dust, hay, etc
PO11 Farming Animals' Hair
PO 11a Horse Hair  
PO 11b Cattle Hair  
PO12 Mould Mix 1 Alternaria tenuis, Botrytis cinerea, Cladosporium sp., Curvularia sp., Fusarium sp., Helminthosporium hal.
PO13 Mould Mix 2 Aspergillus sp., Mucor mucedo, Penicillium sp., Rhizopus nigricans, Pullularia pullulans, Serpula lacrymans.
PO14 Bedroom Dust
PO15 Tobacco Smoke
PO17 Carpet
PO18 Sawdust (various)
PO19 Weed Pollen hops, dandelion, plantain, common mugwort, white goosefoot, glasswort, goldenrod
PO20 Household Dust

 

POLLENS, DUSTS & MOULDS TEST KIT 2
28 VIALS $95
PO2 23 Air Pollution, City containing vehicle exhaust fumes, soot, pollens, moulds, dust of various types including from industries which may be situated many miles away, volcanic dust, etc.
PO2 24 Angora Wool wool from the angora rabbit
PO2 25 Asbestos produced during building construction; in a study in New York of 3000 autopsies half had asbestos particles in their lungs
PO2 26 Cladosporium Herbarum one of the most common airborne moulds; common on windowsills and painted walls; most common mould outdoors; often involved in asthma; world wide distribution; spores are particularly prevalent in Europe in June
PO2 27 Clay found in crockery, paper and board, as a coating on fertiliser pellets, in some rubbers (both synthetic and natural) and plastics, in household paint, crayons, pencils, toothpaste and cosmetics; also known as kaolin
PO2 28 Fly Ash & Soot produced by incinerators, forest fires, fires in the home and garden; may travel many miles
PO2 29 Guinea Pig Hair
PO2 30 Hemp, Italian some clothing and some traditional ropes
PO2 31 Jute made from a plant grown in Asia; used as a backing for carpets, sacks for carrying food grain, fertilisers and cement
PO2 32 Linen / Flax made from the flax plant; the by-products of linen production are processed into a pulp used for banknotes or fibreboard
PO2 33 Methane one of the greenhouse gases; main sources are coal mining, landfill, wetlands, poor management of manure, rice paddies and cattle
PO2 34 Mohair Wool wool from the angora goat
PO2 35 Moulds Various alternaria alternata, aspergillus niger, aspergillusfumigatus., fusarium sap., merulius lacrimans, mucor mucedo, penicillin, rhizopus nigricans, sporobolomyces, tricophytum rubrum, ustilago,cladosporium herbarum
PO2 36 Newsprint
PO2 37 Ozone vehicles and industries are the major source of ground-level ozone gas emissions; also produced by photocopiers, etc. Occurs naturally in the upper layers of the atmosphere and shields the earth from the harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun
PO2 38 Pollens & Grasses Various 1 includes alder, beech, silver birch, elm, hazel, plane, poplar, willow, broom, cocksfoot, dog's tail, false oat, meadow foxtail, rye, timothy, sweet vernal, ragweed, mugwort, rape, heather, fat hen, plantain, buttercup, nettle, etc.
PO2 39 Pollens Grass, Trees & Flowers 2 bent, meadow foxtail, sweet vernal grass, false oat, meadow brome, crested dog's tail, cocksfoot, meadow fescue, common velvet grass, perennial rye grass, timothy grass, annual meadow grass, alder silver birch, hazel, beech, ash, London plane, aspen, oak, white willow, short ragweed, mugwort, rapeseed, heather, fat hen, plantain, buttercup and nettle
PO2 40 Pollens Various 3 lily, amarylis, dwarf sunflower, ragweed, saltbush, chrysanthemum, corn, dahlia, ash, hibiscus, tiger lily, tulip tree, apple, tobacco, rose, African violet, willow, dandelion, pine, cherry, snap dragon, cat tail
Code Name Comments
PO2 41 Printer & Photocopying Toner a mixture of plastic particles (e.g. styrene acrylate copolymer and polypropylene), iron and pigments, such as carbon black, and paraffin wax
PO2 42 Quartz Sand from mining operations, sandblasting, industrial grinding, and deserts and sand dunes, etc.
PO2 43 Ragweed, Giant & Short/Normal one of the main hay fever pollens in the USA from mid August to November, peaking in September; these two varieties of ragweed cause the most problems; also found in the Rhône valley in France and some areas of Eastern Europe
PO2 44 Ramie made from Chinese grass or rhea, a plant with fibrous leaves; used mainly with other fibres as a blend in fabrics resembling linen
PO2 45 Rapeseed Pollen /Canola Pollen a problem for many people particularly in the UK; known as canola in North America
PO2 46 Rayon, Acetate a fabric made from cellulose acetate fibres; resistant to staining and creasing
PO2 47 Rayon, Viscose a fabric manufactured by treating cellulose with carbon disulfide, caustic soda, and sulphuric acid; used in clothing, furnishing and carpets; the most important of the rayons
PO2 48 Rust, Iron the common name for an oxide of iron; occurs when iron is exposed to water and air; a lot of water supplies are contaminated by it, especially when main pipes are being repaired
PO2 49 Sulphuric Acid / Sulfuric Acid produced by burning fuels and volcanoes; one of the components of acid rain; used in include fertiliser manufacturing, ore processing, chemical synthesis, waste water processing and oil refining
PO2 50 Volcanic Dust from two volcanoes: Halemaumau in Hawaii and Mt. St Helens; may travel thousands of mile