PCBs as Decachlorobiphenyl – Drinking Water
|PCBs as Decachloribiphenyl in Water
PCB SOC6 EPA method 508A:
Determination of total polychlorinated biphenyls as Decachlorobiphenyl equivalent in drinking water.
|Supplemental Information Required
|Measure and record the chlorine residual
|Performed on Specimens from (sources)
|Sample/Specimen Type for Testing
|Minimum Volume/Size Required
|Collect triplicate (3) samples. Narrow-mouth amber glass bottle with Teflon (PTFE) cap liner; 1 quart (1 L)
|Storage/Preservation Prior to Shipping
|Shipping and Specimen Handling Requirements
|Samples must be extracted by the lab within 14 days of collection.
|Common Causes for Rejection
|Insufficient quantity, unacceptable specimen type or source, improper shipping conditions, expired media or collection container, discrepancies between specimen label and submission form, and/or incomplete or missing submission form
This sample is collected for confirmation when an Aroclor is detected by screening method 508.1. Contact laboratory in advance to see if reagents are available for testing due to high method blanks.
Contact the laboratory at (512) 776-7587 for currently supported analyte list.