Federal Commission for Air Hygiene

The Federal Commission for Air Hygiene (FCAH) is a committee of experts in the field of air pollution control. As an extra-parliamentary committee of experts, it is appointed by the federal government and performs public tasks for the government and its agencies.

As far as its function is concerned, the FCAH is an  independent and interdisciplinary administrative commission, which is also able to call upon external experts from different fields to advise on individual questions.

The Commission advises the Federal Department of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communication (DETEC) and also the Federal Offcie for the Environment (FOEN) on scientific and methodological questions relating to air pollution control and on the effects of air pollution on human health and the natural world. It also draws up the relevant reports, recommendations, opinions and proposals.

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Last edition: 14.08.2018


Secretariat EKL
Tel.: +41 (0)58 462 47 51

Postal address

Federal Commission for Air Hygiene FCAH
c/o Federal Office for the Environment
CH-3003 Bern


Worblentalstrasse 68
3063 Ittigen

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