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Main Title Method development for determination of polychlorinated hydrocarbons in municipal sludge /
Author Rodriguez, Charles F., ; McMahon, William A. ; Thomas, Richard E.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
McMahon, William A.,
Thomas, R. E.
CORP Author Southwest Research Inst., San Antonio, TX.;Municipal Environmental Research Lab., Cincinnati, OH.
Publisher Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory and Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, For sale by the National Technical Information Service.
Year Published 1980
Report Number EPA-600/2-80-029; EPA-68-03-2606
Stock Number PB80-198401
OCLC Number 06575473
ISBN pbk.
Subjects Hydrocarbons--Biodegradation ; Pesticides--Biodegradation--United States ; Sewage sludge ; Water--Purification ; Water Purification--(DNLM)D018508 ; Pesticides--United States--Biodegradation
Additional Subjects Pesticides ; Chemical analysis ; Extraction ; Centrifuging ; Chlorine organic compounds ; Gas chromatography ; Mass spectroscopy ; Polychlorinated biphenyls ; Sewage sludge
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EHAM  TD767.4.M37 Region 1 Library/Boston,MA 04/29/2016
EJBD  EPA 600-2-80-029 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 08/31/2016
EKBD  EPA-600/2-80-029 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 07/04/2003
EKCD  EPA-600/2-80-029 CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 05/29/2018
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-2-80-029 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
EMBD  EPA/600/2-80/029 NRMRL/GWERD Library/Ada,OK 02/17/1995
ERAD  EPA 600/2-80-029 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 10/01/2012
NTIS  PB80-198401 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation vi, 65 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
The method provides a procedure for analysis of pesticides and PCB's in municipal sludge. The method includes extraction by a centrifuge technique of the chlorinated compounds from the sludge matrix; clean-up of the extract to remove interferences by sulfur precipitation as mercury sulfide, and by gel permeation of florisil chromatography; quantitation of the chlorinated compounds by an electron capture detector with GC chromatrography; and confirmation of the chlorinated compounds by GC/MS/computer. The method provides confirmation of single component pesticides at 0/3 mg of pesticide per Kg of sludges. The recommended extracting solvent is 15% methylene chloride, 2% acetone and 83% hexane.
Issued Mar. 1980. Prepared by Southwest Research Institute, under contract no. Contract Number: 68-03-2606.