EPA Method 206.2


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Kelso Kelso, Washington Laboratory

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EPA Method 206.2:
Arsenic by Graphite Furnace AA. Official Name: Arsenic (Atomic Absorption, Furnace Technique)

Summary:
A sample prepared according to EPA Method 200.0 is analyzed using a graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometer. Specifications for instrument operation and preparation of standards are provided in the method.

Scope:
This method determines arsenic by graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry. Sample pretreatment according to EPA Methods 200.0 and 206.5 determines the applicability.

Citation:
Methods for the Chemical Analysis of Water and Wastes (MCAWW) (EPA/600/4-79/020)

Interferences:
For interferences see EPA Methods 200.0 and 206.5.

QC Requirements:
QC requirements for drinking water procedures are provided in method 200.0.

Maximum Holding Time:
6 months (MCAWW, Table 1).

Media:
WATER

Subcategory:
Inorganic

Concentration:
5-100 ug/L (optimal range).

Sample Prep:
200.0, 206.5

Precision:
Precision and accuracy values were calculated using interlaboratory data from EPA-managed Water Pollution (WP) performance evaluation studies.

Detection:
The DL is to be considered the minimum working limit achievable with this method.

Revision Number:
Issued 1978

Test Description:
Arsenic - AA, Furnac

Report Number:
600/4-79-020

Instrument used for this test:
GFAA

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