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Main Title POHC (Principal Organic Hazardous Constituent) Analysis Methods for Hazardous Waste Incineration. Volume 1, Part 2.
Author James, R. H. ; Finkel, J. M. ; Miller, H. C. ;
CORP Author Southern Research Inst., Birmingham, AL.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air and Energy Engineering Research Lab.
Year Published 1987
Report Number SORI-EAS-86-1125; EPA-68-02-3696; EPA/600/8-87/037B;
Stock Number PB87-227294
Additional Subjects Hazardous materials ; Gas analysis ; Combustion products ; Industrial wastes ; Sampling ; Performance evaluation ; Gas chromatography ; Spectroscopy ; Principal organic hazardous constituents ; Air pollution detection ; Solid wastes
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB87-227294 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 467p
Abstract The report gives preliminary data on methodology for candidate principal organic hazardous constituents (POHCs) that represent a variety of compound types, including alcohols, esters, chlorinated aliphatics and aromatics, carboxylic acids, aliphatic and aromatic amines, nitrated aromatics, nitrosamines, hydrazines, nitriles, organosulfur compounds, and polynuclear aromatics and heterocyclics. This work (and that under Contract 68-02-2685, Task 111) involved the evaluation of generalized GC/FID, GC/MS, and HPLC/UV methods for determining approximately 170 compounds from the approximately 400 compounds in Appendix VIII, Part 261, 40 CFR. However, the survey-analysis portion of waste characterization often targeets specific compounds for determnation in incinerator effluent that are not amenable to previously developed methods. Therefore, current research involves the development of specific GC/FID, GC/MS, and HPLC/UV methods for the determination of several of these compounds. The EPA has proposed regulations for owners and operators of facilities that treat hazardous wastes by incineration to ensure that these incinerators will be operated in an environmetally responsible manner. The primary criterion upon which the operational specifications are based is the destruction and removal efficiency (DRE) of the incinerator (= or >99.995).
Supplementary Notes See also Volume 1, Part 1, PB87-227286 and Volume 2, PB87-227302. Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Air and Energy Engineering Research Lab.
NTIS Title Notes Final rept. Jun 82-Jun 83.
PUB Date Free Form Aug 87
Category Codes 68A#; 68C; 99A#
NTIS Prices PC A20/MF A01
Primary Description 600/13
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 729627506
Origin NTIS
Type CAT