Did you know?

  • Children breathe in 15 to 20 m³ of air per day.
  • They spend 90% of their time indoors (at crèches, in homes, on transport systems). It should be noted that indoor air is 8 to 10 times more polluted than outdoor air.
  • Poor air quality = emergence of symptoms (fatigue – irritation of the eyes, nose and throat – asthma – hyperactivity, etc.)


Many different sources of pollution can be found in nurseries:

There are many pollution sources in nurseries


Air quality monitoring measures

These measures aim to gradually make the regular monitoring of indoor air compulsory in public establishments (particularly in nurseries).
Decree no.2011-1728 of 02/12/2011 and no.2012-14 of 5 January 2012.


What are the substances measured?

CARBON DIOXIDE (CO2): Provides an indication of the level of confinement. Excess confinement causes fatigue, irritability and a feeling of suffocation.

FORMALDEHYDE: A substance emitted by various building materials, furniture, certain glues, cleaning products, etc. An irritant to the nasal and respiratory passages.

BENZENE: A carcinogenic substance formed through combustion (exhaust fumes for example).


Key dates relating to the measures


1 January 2018

Childcare institutions for children younger than six years of age

1 January 2020

Leisure centres and teaching or second level professional training establishments

1 January 2023

Other establishments



To learn more about compulsory monitoring, click here


Why install NatéoSanté air purifiers in your nurseries?

The NatéoSanté professional air purifiers will allow you to effectively eliminate various sources of pollution from your nurseries.


Air in your room purified within 1 hour
Effectively eliminates polluting substances
Protects the health of the children and employees at your nurseries



NatéoSanté Service Solutions

When you choose NatéoSanté Service Solutions, you are sure to benefit from recognised expertise and know-how covering the entire value chain of indoor air purification.


Air quality in nurseries - How to act on a daily basis ?
Air quality in nurseries – How to act on a daily basis ?


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