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Main Title Interlaboratory Comparison of the ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) Bioconcentration Test Method Using the Eastern Oyster.
Author Schimmel, S. C. ; Garnas, R. L. ;
CORP Author Environmental Research Lab., Gulf Breeze, FL.
Year Published 1985
Report Number EPA/600/D-86/076;
Stock Number PB86-184595
Additional Subjects Test methods ; Oysters ; Water pollution ; Chlorobenzenes ; Phenol ; Chlorine organic compounds ; Fishes ; Mollusca ; Hazardous materials ; Reprints ; Bioconcentration factor ; Crassostrea virginica ; ASTM method ; Benzene/pentachloro ; Phenol/pentachloro
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NTIS  PB86-184595 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/21/1988
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Abstract
Four laboratories participated in a bioconcentration interlaboratory comparison study using the eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica). Three chemicals were selected for study, including p,p'-DDE, pentachlorophenol (PCP), and 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene (TCB). The test method used was that of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) 'Standard Practice for Conducting Bioconcentration tests with Fishes and Saltwater Bivalve Molluscs'. These results indicate that the ASTM Method can generate reproducible results even though the participating laboratories varied in their experience and in their water quality characteristics and were widely separated geographically.