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  • The productive environmental laboratory: BSK Labs boosts efficiency with Metrohm IC

    BSK Labs runs a number of environmental laboratories and service centers along the west coast of the US. A total of 70 employees – including microbiologists, chemists, lab technicians, and support staff – make sure that the 200 to 350 samples that come in every week are analyzed. BSK Labs specializes in potable water chemistry, ground water monitoring, storm water runoff, solid waste ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • Seven Ways Your Facility Isn’t Meeting Effluent Regulations and How to Solve Them

    Whether you own, operate, or help manage a municipal or industrial facility that deals with wastewater, it’s important to understand how wastewater treatment can play a significant role in the overall health of your business, especially when it comes to meeting effluent regulations. This is an important part of the wastewater treatment process to consider, as ignoring it could earn your ...


    By SAMCO Technologies, Inc.

  • US EPA Method 8270 Semivolatiles on the Equity-5

    US EPA Method 8270 describes the analysis of a wide variety of semivolatile compounds by GC/MS. In this application, the Equity-5 was used to analyze 74 compounds commonly targeted for analysis by environmental laboratories. The analysis also included 6 internal standards and 8 surrogates. The Equity column showed excellent peak shape and response for both basic and acidic compounds, including ...


    By Sigma-Aldrich Co., LLC

  • Trace Analysis of PAHs using EPA methods 3541, 3545 and 8100

    The Extraction System B-811 and the Syncore Analyst parallel concentrator from Buchi as well as the Pressurized Solvent Extractor from Applied Separations were evaluated for the pretreatment of samples containing PAHs. Recoveries of extraction and subsequent concentration using acetone-n-hexane (1+1) were 70-95% for 2 ring and 90-100% for less volatile 3-5 ring PAHs. A good precision (95% ...


    By BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

  • U.S. EPA approves first enzymatic method for SDWA reporting of nitrate

    The US Environmental Protection Agency periodically updates methods laboratories can use for protecting the quality of the nation's drinking water.  The Safe Drinking Water Act office of the EPA published its list of Alternate Test Protocols (ATP) in the Federal Register in July 2016. ...


    By NECi Superior Enzymes

  • US EPA Method 525.2 Semivolatiles by GC-MS on the Supelco SLB™-5ms

    US EPA Method 525.2 describes the procedure for the extraction and analysis of semivolatile organic compounds from drinking and source water. The compound list includes polynuclear aromatics, phthalates, pesticides, and polychlorinated biphenyls.  This application illustrates the separation of a majority of the single peak analytes listed in this method, using a SLB-5ms, 30 m x 0.25 mm I.D., ...


    By Sigma-Aldrich Co., LLC

  • Action Plan for Japanese Method Implementation in EPA Covasna County

    In Romania there are 41 administrative units named “Judeţ,e” i.e. “counties”. In each of them, there are an Environment Protection Agency, destined to apply the State Environmental Policy, an other EPA works for environmental problems of the Bucharest, and finally, an special EPA is designed to manage “The Biosphere Reservation of the Danube Delta” (declared by UNESCO in 1990). Covasna ...


    By S.C. ELCOMEDIU s.r.l.

  • EPA - 40 CFR Part 51, Appendix M - Test Method 205

    DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION (DEP)   40 CFR PART 51   ...


    By Environics, Inc.

  • Will the equipment match the regulatory method?

    Anyone involved in field analysis of oil in water will con tinually get the question "Does your equipment match the regulatory method?" Zj While the amount of oil in water is highly regulated, it can also be a challenging measurement. It is complicated by the fact that oil comes in many forms and the measurement is defined by the particular regulatory method. When EPA 1664 is the regulatory ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Will your oil in water analysis method match the regulatory method?

    Anyone involved in field analysis of oil in water will continually get the question “Does your equipment match the regulatory method?” While the amount of oil in water is highly regulated -- it can also be a challenging measurement. It is complicated by the fact that oil comes in many forms and the measurement is defined by the particular regulatory method. When EPA 1664 is the ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • U.S. EPA volatile organics method 524.2 using PURGE and TRAP GC/MS

    Clean drinking water is of worldwide interest. Contaminants can compromise the quality of a water supply and cause short- and long-term health effects. Stringent water quality criteria help to ensure safe drinking water by requiring the detection and quantification of a wide variety of contaminants at extremely low levels. U.S. EPA Method 524.2 (1) provides the guidance necessary for identifying ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • Improved performance in the analysis of drinking waters and wastewaters by U.S. EPA Method 200.8 with an SC-FAST System

    U.S. EPA Method 200.8 contains a lengthy, detailed description of procedures, both required and recommended. A summary of the experiments that must be performed to establish the performance of the instrument, along with a 10-step daily analysis procedure, can be found in Table 1 (Page 2). Instrumental Conditions A PerkinElmer® ELAN® 9000 ICP-MS was used for the ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • US EPA Method OLM04.2 SVOA (CLP Semivolatiles) by GC-MS on the Supelco SLB™-5ms

    Application Report 478 US EPA Method OLM04.2 SVOA (CLP Semivolatiles) by GC-MS on the Supelco SLB™-5ms The Contract Laboratory Program (CLP) is a nationwide network consisting of testing laboratories, contractors, and EPA employees. Its primary function is to provide analytical data in support of EPA’s Superfund program. To ensure the data is of ...


    By Sigma-Aldrich Co., LLC

  • Semi-volatile organics in drinking water using EPA method 525.2 optimized for greater sensitivity

    The US EPA Drinking Water Manual contains the methods used to identify and quantify regulated and unregulated organic drinking water contaminants. Included in this manual is Method 525.2, a Gas Chromatographic/ Mass Spectrophotometric (GC/MS) technique for the determination of semi-volatile organic compounds. Method 525.2 can be used for the identification and quantification of a group of ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • Improved Purge-Trap/GC Analysis of Volatiles in Drinking Water by US EPA Method 524.2

    The VOCARB 3000 adsorbent trap is suitable for monitoring volatile organic compounds in drinking water samples, as well as in wastewater and hazardous waste samples.  This adsorbent trap meets the requirements of US EPA Methods 502 and 524.2.  Relative standard deviation values were less than 15% for all of the compounds listed, and less than 7% for most of the compounds.  Recovery ...


    By Sigma-Aldrich Co., LLC

  • Shimadzu Guide to US EPA Method 8260 for analysis of volatile organic compounds in groundwater and solid waste

    Environmental contamination has been at the forefront of government policy and regulation since the US EPA was established in 1970. Over the years the US EPA has developed, published, and updated multiple methods for analysis of environmental pollutants, and single-quadrupole gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC/MS) has long been the technique of choice for determination of volatile ...

  • Screening method for 2,4-d and silvex in tclp leachate

    MATRIX: Leachate of solid or liquid waste as described in Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure ANALYTE: 2,4-D and Silvex (2,4,5-TP) RANGE OF DETECTION: 1 to 50 ppm 2,4-D, 0.2 to 10 ppm Silvex MATERIALS: 2,4-D RaPID AssayÒ kit and 2,4-D Sample Diluent (available from SDI). Silvex RaPID AssayÒ kit ...


  • Top 5 Methods to Protecting Cherries from Birds

    Not only do humans like to snack on cherries, but birds do, too! Birds love cherries as a food source, even before they are ripe. A mixture of preventative methods should be implemented to keep pesky birds away from your precious cherries. Follow these tips for the best ways to protect your cherry crops or trees from birds: 1. Install Netting One effective way ...


    By Avian Enterprises, LLC

  • US EPA Method 608, 8081, OLM04.2 Organochlorine Pesticides on the 20 m x 0.18 mm I.D., 0.36 µm SLB-5ms

    This is the analysis of a 22-component standard containing 20 pesticides and 2 surrogate compounds commonly analyzed by US EPA Method 8081, using the 20 m x 0.18 mm I.D., 0.36 µm SLB-5ms column.  The greater efficiency of a 0.18 mm I.D. versus wider bore columns, allowed resolution of all 22 compounds in less than 20 minutes. The stability of the SLB-5ms at high temperature enabled the ...


    By Sigma-Aldrich Co., LLC

  • Factors Affecting Oil in Water Testing Methods

    Various factors need to be considered when comparing methods to measure oil and grease in water.  Whether you are trying to meet effluent limits for an NPDES (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System) permit, comply with oil and grease limits for the Clean Water Act (CWA), or an industry satisfying a POTW’s (Publically Owned Treatment Works) discharge permit, it is ...


    By Spectro Scientific

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