Seveso « upper limit » and « lower limit »

Seveso « upper limit » and « lower limit »

The Seveso establishments are divided into two categories: Seveso Upper Limit and Seveso Lower Limit. The indication is based on the nature and quantity of dangerous material present in the establishment.

  • « Upper limit » establishments are establishments in which dangerous substances are present, whose quantity is equal to or above the “upper limit” value determined
  • « Lower limit » establishments are establishments in which dangerous substances are present, whose quantity is equal to or above the “lower limit” value and below the values applied to the “upper limit” establishments.

You can find here a brief survey of the categories of dangerous substances as well as their corresponding value in this chart: click here