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Main Title Single-Laboratory Evaluation of EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) Method 8080 for Determination of Chlorinated Pesticides and Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Hazardous Wastes (Journal Version).
Author Lopez-Avila, V. ; Schoen, S. ; Milanes, J. ; Beckert, W. F. ;
CORP Author Acurex Corp., Mountain View, CA.;Environmental Monitoring Systems Lab., Las Vegas, NV.
Publisher c1988
Year Published 1988
Report Number EPA-68-03-3226; EPA/600/J-88/058;
Stock Number PB89-103154
Additional Subjects Pesticides ; Chlorohydrocarbons ; Hazardous wastes ; Chromatographic analysis ; Performance evaluation ; Hazardous materials ; Biphenyl ; Chlorine organic compounds ; Reprints ; Test methods ; Polychlorinated biphenyls ; Sample cleanup ; Detection limits ; Chlorinated pesticides
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB89-103154 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 15p
Method 8080, as published in the Second Edition of 'Test Methods for Evaluating Solid Waste,' EPA Manual SW-846, has been evaluated in a single-laboratory study. The Florisil procedure recommended in Method 8080 for sample cleanup does not separate organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) from the polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Consequently, gas chromatographic analysis of OCPs on the packed column recommended in the method may result in false identifications or in no identifications at all when PCBs are present. Precision and accuracy data indicate that the revised method can be reliably applied to the determination of OCPs and PCBs in liquid and solid matrixes. Detection limits for liquid matrixes range from 0.02 to 0.09 micrograms/l for OCPs and from 0.5 to 0.9 micrograms/l for PCBs. (Copyright (c) Association of Official Analytical Chemists 1988.)