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Main Title Partial characterization of chlorinated organics in superchlorinated septages and mixed sludges /
Author Wise, Robert H., ; Pressley, Thomas A. ; Austern., Barry M.
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Author Title of a Work
Pressley, Thomas A.,
Austern, Barry M.,
CORP Author Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory. Wastwater Research Division.
Publisher United States Environmental Protection Agency, Municipal Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development ; for sale by the National Technical Information Service,
Year Published 1978
Report Number EPA-600/2-78-020
Stock Number PB-281 529
OCLC Number 04043375
ISBN pbk.
Subjects Organic wastes--Purification ; Chlorination
Additional Subjects Solid waste disposal ; Sludge disposal ; Chlorine organic compounds ; Chemical analysis ; Chlorination ; Septic tanks ; Volumetric analysis ; Coulometers ; Extraction ; Gas chromatography ; Mass spectroscopy ; Filtration ; Carbon ; Adsorption ; Land disposal ; Sludge treatment ; Purifax process
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBD  EPA 600-2-78-020 c.1 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 04/21/2014
ELBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-2-78-020 Received from HQ AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/04/2023
ELBD  EPA 600-2-78-020 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 03/22/2017
ESAD  EPA 600-2-78-020 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/23/2010
NTIS  PB-281 529 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation vii, 22 pages pages : illustrations, figures, tables ; 28 cm.
The chlorinated organic materials produced by applying the proprietary Purifax process to a septage and a mixed primary/secondary sludge were studied to assess the types, amounts, and distribution of chlorinated organics present. Total organic chlorine in the solids phases was determined by Schoniger-flask combustion. Concentrated hexane-ether extracts of the liquid phases were also analyzed for total organic chlorine by microcoulometric titration; these same extracts were then analyzed by GC/MS for individual organic compounds. Helium-purgeable organics in the liquid phases were also determined by GC/MS. Liquid phases from one Purifax installation were analyzed for TOC, TDS, and TSS to furnish engineering cost data for applying filtration/carbon adsorption as a Purifax-treatment adjunct.
"March 1978." Includes bibliographical references (page 21).