6.C.d Cremation

Last updated on 10 Dec 2013 11:53 (cf. Authors)


Short description

Within NFR 6.C.d - Cremation emissions from cremation are reported.

NFR Code Name of Category Method AD EF Key Source for (by1)
6.C Waste incineration see sub-category
6.C.d Cremation CS NS D, CS no key source


Emissions from category 6.C.d - Cremation are not a key source and of minor priority. Since March 1997, a national legal ordinance for cremation plants nationwide is in force (27. BImSchV).

Activity data

Activity data for this category are updated by data from the statistics of the "Bundesverband Deutscher Bestatter e.V."

Emission factors

Most emission factors used are defaults from the EMEP/CORINAIR Atmospheric emission inventory guidebook.
EF for TSP, PM10 and PM2.5 derive from research study "Studie zur Korngrößenverteilung (PM10 und PM2,5) von Staubemissionen" [1].

1. Dreiseidler, A.; Baumbach, G.; Pregger, T.; Obermeier, A. (1999): Studie zur Korngrößenverteilung (< PM10 und < PM2,5) von Staubemissionen. UBA-Forschungsbericht 297 44 853, Umweltbundesamt Berlin
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