Solid and Hazardous Waste
Analysis of Fuel Oxygenates by US EPA Method 8260B Using Headspace Trap with GC/MS This application note describes the use of a PerkinElmer® TurboMatrix? HS-110 Trap and Clarus® 500 GC/MS optimized for low-level determination of fuel oxygenates by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Method 8260B.
Applying Novel GC Oven Technology to Increase Throughput in Analysis of Diesel Range Organics - US EPA Method 8015 The application note discusses application of novel oven technology of the Clarus® 600 Gas Chromatograph (GC) to a modified 8015 DRO method, achieving improvements in both sample throughput and chromatographic resolution.
Determination of Metals in TCLP Extracts Using RCRA ICP-OES US EPA Method 6010 This application note discusses simultaneous Optima? ICP-OES used for analysis of the TCLP extract. Simultaneous measurement of background analyte emission allows for accurate correction of transient background fluctuations.
Determination of Total Mercury in Fish and Agricultural Plant Materials Using Thermal Decomposition and Amalgamation Coupled with Atomic Absorption This application note will focus on a rapid test method for determining mercury directly in food materials and agricultural crops using the principles of thermal decomposition, amalgamation and detection by atomic absorption described in EPA Method 7473 and ASTM Method 6722-01.
Determination of Total Mercury in Soils and River Sediments Using Thermal Decomposition and Amalgamation Coupled with Atomic Absorption This application note will focus on a rapid test method for determining mercury directly in soils and river sediments using the principles of thermal decomposition, amalgamation and detection by atomic absorption described in EPA Method 7473 and ASTM Method 6722-01.
Environmental Sample Preparation by LSC The advance of the nuclear industry in all its forms coupled with growing concerns for possible environmental contamination has led to an increased interest in the quantification of radioisotopes in the environment.
Increased Laboratory Productivity for ICP-OES Applied to U.S. EPA Method 6010C The use of an ESI SC FAST autosampler coupled to a PerkinElmer Optima 7300 DV ICP can dramatically improve productivity for the analysis of environmental samples using EPA SW-846 Method 6010C.
Linear Range Study of the Optima Simultaneous ICP-OES This study looks at the linear range of the Optima? ICP-OES for several elements and wavelengths. Axial view was used exclusively in this study.
Measuring Environmental Volatile Organic Compounds by U.S. EPA Method 8260B with Headspace Trap GC/MS This application note demonstrates the use of a new sample-introduction technology incorporated in TurboMatrix HS-110 Trap for U.S. EPA Method 8260B for analysis, identification and quantification of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that have boiling points below 200 °C.
Microwave Digestion ? EPA Method 3052 on the Multiwave 3000 EPA method 3052 is designed for the ?total? analysis in a variety of matrices including soil, sediments, sludge, oils, biological and botanical materials. This method is the most versatile and has been well proven. It allows variations in reagents and methodology, making it ideal for a variety of matrices and elements. The variability of this method also requires a basic understanding of digestion chemistry.
Rapid Analysis of Semivolatile Organic Compounds by US EPA Method 8270D using the Clarus GC/MS This application demonstrate an efficient, robust technique to analyze environmental samples for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Method 8270D.
Simultaneous trace metal determinations in soil using SIMAA 6000 AAS This note describes the analysis of a variety of sediments and soils for four elements measured simultaneously using graphite furnace atomic absorption and Zeeman background correction.
Standard Operating Procedure - The Application of Flow Injection Technology to Automating Cold Vapor Mercury Analyses This is an application note of flow injection technology to cold vapor mercury analyses. This method measures total mercury (organic plus inorganic) and is applicable to waters regulated under the National Primary Drinking Water Regulation and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System monitoring.
SW-846 US EPA Method 6020 for the Analysis of Soils and Sediments by ICP-MS This application note describes the performance of ELAN 6000 ICP-MS using U.S.EPA Method 6020 for elements listed. All the initial performance demonstrations and quality control tests have been extended to include the combined list of elements from Method 6020 and 6020A with exception of mercury. SRM 27110 was processed using U.S. EPA Method 3050 using the hydrochloric acid finish.
The Determination of Total Mercury in Coal and Coal Fly Ash Using Thermal Combustion and Amalgamation Coupled with Atomic Absorption The EPA initiated the Clean Air Interstate Rule (CAIR) and the Clean Air Mercury Rule (CAMR) in March 2005, to significantly reduce the amount of mercury emission from coal-fired power stations from 48 tons to 15 tons by the year 2018.
The Determination of Total Mercury in Whole Blood Using Thermal Decomposition and Amalgamation Coupled with Atomic Absorption This application note will focus on a rapid test method for determining mercury directly in whole blood using the principles of thermal decomposition, amalgamation and detection by atomic absorption described in EPA Method 7473 and ASTM Method 6722-01.
The Effect of Quench on Quantitating Alpha Radionuclides by Liquid Scintillation Counting Detecting and quantitating alpha emitting radionuclides are routine tasks in nuclear energy and environmental monitoring. For this purpose, liquid scintillation counting (LSC) is an excellent method because alphas are counted with nearly 100% counting efficiency with low backgrounds, even with severe quenching.
Time Resolved Liquid Scintillation Counting: (TR-LSC) for Environmental 3H Analysis Environmental analysis of many naturally occurring and man-made, beta emitting radionuclides, including 3H, 14C, 90Sr/90Y, 241Pu, and 234Th is a significant analytical challenge due to the extremely low activity levels encountered. Time-Resolved Liquid Scintillation Counting (TR-LSC), is a form of pulse shape analysis that has proven to be an effective tool in such analyses.
Trace Metal Characterization of Soils Using the Optima 7300 DV ICP-OES
The present work demonstrates the development of a simple method for soil analysis by using a high-speed, segmented charge coupled detector (SCD)-based ICP-OES instrument with the ability to set the plasma viewing orientation (radial or axial) on a wavelength basis.
US EPA Method 8270 for Multicomponent Analyte Determination This application note illustrates ability of quadrupole mass spectrometry to quantitate multicomponent analytes at these lower levels. To accurately identify and quantitate using GC/MS eliminates the need for additional confirmatory analyses and reduce the amount of sample preparation required.