Asked by: Vibeke Vinutha
asked in category: General Last Updated: 18th May, 2020

What level of mold is acceptable?

Included classifications: Stachybotrys; Aspergillus

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In respect to this, what is an acceptable mold levels indoors?

MOLD & FUNGI As a general rule, total indoor airborne spore concentrations in a typical clean HVAC supplied building are less than the “average” regional outside concentrations, and/or less than approximately 1,500 cts/m3. Aspergillus /Penicillium and other hyaline spores are on average less than 700 cts/m3.

Also, what are dangerous mold types? Common Types of Toxic Mold

  • Stachybotrys. Stachybotrys is otherwise known as black mold and is one of the more harmful toxic mold species.
  • Memnoniella.
  • Aspergillus.
  • Penicillum.
  • Alternaria.
  • Geotrichum.
  • Trichoderma.
  • Chaetomium.

Herein, what is a dangerous level of Aspergillus?

500-1500 spores. Sometimes the Penicillium/Aspergillus & Cladosporium levels are in this range and do not require remediation. If water intrusion or mold was not found during the inspection, these levels can be caused by normal life in an enclosed environment.

What color mold is the most dangerous?

Cladosporium. Cladosporium is a very common mold and is one that falls into the most dangerous mold category. This genus comes in green, brown, gray, or black colors and is comprised of around 40 species.

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