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  • Maintaining regulatory method compliance while automating oil and grease analysis

    Maintaining regulatory method compliance while automating oil and grease analysis

    Regulatory compliance is at the heart of environmental analyses throughout the world. While some regulatory systems provide more flexibility in the methodology used for measuring contaminants, the goal is to gain reliable information that can be ...

    Marc Hamel;Jim Fenster

  • Comparison studies application notes

    Comparison studies application notes

    Horizon Technology has developed a wide range of chemistry products, from Oil & Grease standards, to our innovative range of SPE disks. Below are application notes containing recovery studies regarding Horizon Technology`s chemistry products ...

  • Drinking water application notes

    Drinking water application notes

    The Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) was passed in 1974 to protect the nation`s public drinking water supply. The law allowed for the EPA to regulate the amount of certain contaminants that a body of water can contain. The Application Notes listed are ...

  • DryVap SPE Concentration application notes

    DryVap SPE Concentration application notes

    Designed to emulate the traditional Kuderna-Danish (KD) method, the DryVap Concentrator System combines what were once manual steps into one automated process. Using a unique combination of vacuum, heat, and sparge gas, the DryVap Concentrator ...

  • Groundwater & Wastewater applications notes

    Groundwater & Wastewater applications notes

    The Clean Water Act (CWA) and Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) were designed to limit the amount of contaminants that are discharged into waterways and combat the level of organic pollution in the environment. Horizon Technology takes a ...

  • Gulf of Mexico Cleanup application notes

    Gulf of Mexico Cleanup application notes

    Due to the recent devastation of the Gulf Coast there is an immediate demand for applications and techniques to restore the the coast back to its original luster. In this section you will find application notes highlighting Horizon`s dedication to ...

  • International applications notes

    International applications notes

    As Horizon Technology continues to grow and our involvement internationally increases, we have developed methods which comply with regulatory agencies other than the EPA. This page contains Application Notes developed with the assistance of ...

  • Oil & Grease applications notes

    Oil & Grease applications notes

    EPA Method 1664A & 1664Bwas developed to determine the precise amount of n-Hexane Extractable Material (HEM) and Silica Gel Treated n-Hexane Extractable Material (SGT-HEM) that exist within a water sample. The HEM or SGT-HEM that is ...

  • Pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) application notes

    Pharmaceutical and personal care products (PPCPs) application notes

    Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) refers to any product that is used to promote health in livestock or humans or, in humans, for cosmetic purposes. The list of substances is extensive and can range perfume, to prescription or ...

  • Seawater application notes

    Seawater application notes

    As time progresses, Horizon has developed a number of application notes for seawater matrices due to high demand.

  • SmartPrep application notes

    SmartPrep application notes

    SmartPrep is a fully automated cartridge-based Extractor ideal for method developers and sample prep laboratories. The system enables the ability to apply unique methods to each sample and is compatible with most 1, 3 and 6 mL cartridges. Our ...

  • UCMR2 - Unregulated contaminant monitoring regulation 2 application notes

    UCMR2 - Unregulated contaminant monitoring regulation 2 application notes

    The EPA UCMR2 program was developed to monitor US drinking water sources for currently unregulated compounds. UCMR2 sampling will occur during 2008-2010. Horizon Technology has developed turnkey solutions for some of these methods, that ...

  • Determining trace amounts of contaminants in water

    Determining trace amounts of contaminants in water

    Introduction Pesticides, polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), and pharmaceuticals are a worldwide contamination problem. Several major US water bodies, such as the Hudson River, St. Lawrence River, Fox River and the Great Lakes have been contaminated ...

    Bob Johnson

  • FOG: Power of Persuasion

    FOG: Power of Persuasion

    Technically sound programs and gentle persistence helped Sierra Vista pretreatment coordinator Hector Hagele get FOG under control Cleaning fat, oil, and grease blockages from sewers in Sierra Vista, Ariz., was an unending nightmare for Hector ...

    Scottie Dayton

  • Testing the Waters

    Testing the Waters

    Last summer’s wave of tropical storms left the East Coast scrambling to ensure drinking water quality. Water Quality Products editorial intern Raissa Rocha spoke with Marc Hamel of testing equipment manufacturer Horizon Technology ...

    Raissa Rocha

  • The search for water contamination can create hazards of its own

    The search for water contamination can create hazards of its own

    It``s a paradox. Most of the very technologies being used today to test water for contaminants actually return more pollution to the environment than the tested water itself. Nevertheless, as we all know, water testing is crucial to our health. ...

    Marc Hamel

  • How Solid Phase Extraction Minimizes the Use of Hazardous Solvents

    How Solid Phase Extraction Minimizes the Use of Hazardous Solvents

    According to water analysis expert Bob Johnson, CEO of Horizon Technology, Inc., the search for contaminants in water sources is creating more contamination than the original material it was intended to remove. Common techniques for isolating ...

  • Using Solid Phase Extraction for Determination of Contaminants in Water

    Using Solid Phase Extraction for Determination of Contaminants in Water

    Pesticides, Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs), andpharmaceuticalsare a worldwide contamination problem. Because these contaminates are long lived in the environment and bioaccumulate throughout the food chain a great deal of research and regulations ...

  • Solutions - Covering analytical methods and practices

    Solutions - Covering analytical methods and practices

    A smarter way to take a temperature A Northern California lab automates data- gathering and hands the tracking responsibility over to a computer François Rodigari and Kenneth E. Osborn One of many things that environmental laboratories must ...