EPA Method 279.2


ALS - Columbia offers EPA Method 279.2 testing at these laboratories:

Kelso Kelso, Washington Laboratory
Rochester Rochester, New York Laboratory

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EPA Method 279.2:
Thallium by GF-AA. Official Name: Thallium (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 thallium by graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry. Sample pretreatment according to EPA Method 200.0 determines the applicability.

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

Interferences:
Background correction is recommended.For additional interferences see EPA Method 200.0.

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

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:
Thallium - AA, Furna

Report Number:
600/4-79-020

Instrument used for this test:
GFAA

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At least 1 analytes can be tested by ALS - Columbia using EPA Method 279.2. Please contact us for all available analytes which can be tested by EPA Method 279.2.

AnalyteCAS Number
Thallium7440-28-0





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