||Guidance for assessing chemical contaminant data for use in fish advisories. Volume 1, Fish sampling and analysis /
||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Science and Technology.
|| U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water,
Fish as food--Contamination--United States. ;
Shellfish as food--Contamination--United States. ;
Fishes--Effect of water pollution on--United States. ;
Fish as food--Analysis. ;
Shellfish as food--Analysis.
Chemical analysis ;
Water pollution effects(Animals) ;
Sample preparation ;
Laboratory procedures ;
Analytical methods ;
Data analysis ;
Quality assurance ;
Animal tissues ;
Chemical compounds ;
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons ;
Polychlorinated biphenyls ;
Organic chlorine compounds ;
||Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy.
||449 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
This current revision to the Volume I guidance provides the latest information on sampling and analysis procedures based on new information provided by the Environmental Protection Agency. The major objective of Volume I is to provide information on sampling strategies for a contaminant monitoring program. In addition, information is provided on selection of target species; selection of chemicals as target analytes; development of human health screening values; sample collection procedures including sample processing, sample processing, sample preservation, and shipping; sample analysis; and data reporting and analysis.
"September 1995"--Cover. "EPA contract number 68-C3-0374"--Page xiii. Includes bibliographical references. "EPA 823-R-95-007"--Cover. "PB96-131834." "Report was prepared by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water, Fish Contamination Section; EPA Project Manager for this document was Jeffrey Bigler ..."--Page xiii. Microfiche.