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Main Title Hot Flue Gas Spiking and Recovery Study for Tetrachlorodibenzodioxins (TCDD) Using Modified Method 5 and SASS (Source Assessment Sampling System) Sampling with a Simulated Incinerator.
Author Cooke, M. ; DeRoos, F. ; Rising, B. ;
CORP Author Battelle Columbus Labs., OH.;Industrial Environmental Research Lab., Research Triangle Park, NC.
Year Published 1984
Report Number EPA-68-02-2686; EPA/600/2-84/159;
Stock Number PB85-115145
Additional Subjects Incinerators ; Air pollution control ; Hazardous materials ; Materials recovery ; Flue gases ; Combustion products ; Industrial wastes ; Sampling ; Performance evaluation ; Trace Elements ; Chlorine organic compounds ; Aromatic polycyclic hydrocarbons ; Waste recycling ; Air pollution sampling ; Dibenzodioxin/tetrachloro ; EPA method 5 ; Source assessment sampling systems
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NTIS  PB85-115145 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 29p
The report gives results of an evaluation of the sampling and analysis of ultratrace levels of dibenzodioxins using EPA's recommended source sampling procedures (Modified Method 5 (MM5) train and the Source Assessment Sampling System--SASS). A gas-fired combustion system was used to simulate incineration flue gas, and a precision liquid injection system was designed for the program. The precision liquid injector was used to administer dilute solutions of 1,2,3,4-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (1,2,3,4-TCDD) directly into a hot--260C (500F)--flue gas stream. Injections occurred continuously during the sampling episode so that very low gas-phase concentrations of 1,2,3,4-TCDD were continuously mixed with the flue gases. Recoveries were measured for eight burn experiments. For all but one, the recoveries could be considered quantitative, demonstrating efficient collection by the EPA sampling systems. In one study, the components and connecting lines from a sampling device were analyzed separately to show where the 1,2,3,4-TCDD deposited in the train.