In the South-East of Moscow, the level of hydrogen sulfide in the air is twice as high as normal

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Filiposka. Archival photoIn the South-East of Moscow, the level of hydrogen sulfide in the air is twice as high as normal© RIA Novosti / Alexander vilf

The level of hydrogen sulfide in the air in the East of Moscow, in particular in the area Zhulebino, two times higher than normal in the night of Wednesday, according to the website of the state enterprise «mosekomonitoring».

According to observations, the content of hydrogen sulfide at the measurement station in Zhulebino in 22.18 on Tuesday exceeded the permissible norm by 2.16 times and reached 0,017 milligrams per cubic meter.

According to the recommendations of the world health organization’s safe level. The maximum permissible concentration of hydrogen sulfide in the air are installed in Russia at the level of 0.008 milligrams per cubic meter.

The odor threshold of hydrogen sulfide ranged from 0.007 milligrams per cubic meter, and threshold effects on health — almost 20 times, is 0.15 milligrams per cubic meter. As previously explained in a press-service of the Department of natural resources Moscow, according to the who, unsafe for humans exceeding the level of hydrogen sulfide in air of not less than 300 times.

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