Ammonia and carbon monoxide were the most commonly notified substances in 2020
We have updated our Hazardous substances notifications indicators in the hazardous substances domain. These are the key facts:
- In 2020, there were 44 (32 adults and 12 children) hazardous substances notifications. The rate for adults in 2020 was the lowest since 2014, while the rate for children has halved since 2018.
- There was a statistically significant drop in the hazardous substances notification rate for children under five years only in 2020.
- Carbon monoxide and ammonia were the most commonly notified substances in 2020.
For more information, please visit the hazardous substances pages here.