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|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Test Methods for Evaluating Solid Waste Physical/Chemical Methods. Integrated Manual (SW-846).|
|CORP Author||Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response.|
|Additional Subjects||Hazardous materials ; Solid wastes ; Sampling ; Test methods ; Chemical analysis ; Metals ; Inorganic compounds ; Organic compounds ; Sample preparation ; Collecting methods ; Laboratory procedures ; Standards ; Analytical methods ; Quality control ; Manuals ; Physical analysis ; SW-846 manual ; RCRA(Resource Conservation and Recovery Act)|
The manual provides test procedures and guidance which are recommended for use in conducting the evaluations and measurement needed to comply with the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Public Law 94-580, as amended. This manual presents the state-of-the-art in routine analytical tested adapted for the RCRA program. It contains procedures for field and laboratory quality control, sampling, determining hazardous constituents, in wastes, determining the hazardous characteristics of wastes (toxicity, ignitability, reactivity, and corrosivity), and for determining physical properties of wastes. It also contains guidance on how to select appropriate methods.