Environmental Tests - Drinking Water- SVOC

Ethylene Dibromide and Dibromochloropropane in Drinking Water
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1,2-Dibromoethane (EDB) 
1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane (DBCP)

Matrix

Drinking Water

Sample Size Container

2-40 ml glass vials Field blank required 2-40 ml vials

Preservation

Sodium thiosulfate 4 °C

Holding Time

14 days



Chlorinated
 Pesticides in Drinking Water
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Alachlor
Aroclor
Atrazine
Chlordane 
Endrin 
Heptachlor 
Heptachlor epoxide 
Hexachlorobenzene 
Lindane 
Methoxychlor 
Simazine 
Toxaphene 
Aldrin 
Dieldrin 
Butachlor
Ethyl parathion
Methyl parathion 
Metolachlor 
Metribuzin 
Propachlor 
Trifluralin

Matrix

Drinking Water

Sample Size Container

2-40 ml glass vials

Preservation

Sodium thiosulfate 4 °C

Holding Time

7 days



Chlorinate
d Pesticides and PCBs in Drinking Water
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Alachlor
Aroclor 
Atrazine 
Chlordane
Endrin
Heptachlor
Heptachlor epoxide 
Hexachlorobenzene 
Lindane 
Methoxychlor
Simazine
Toxaphene 
Aldrin
Dieldrin
Butachlor 
Ethyl parathion 
Methyl parathion 
Metolachlor 
Metribuzin 
Propachlor
Trifluralin

Matrix

Drinking Water

Sample Size Container

1 Liter glass

Preservation

Sodium thiosulfate 4 °C

Holding Time

7 days



Decachlorobiphenyl
 in Drinking Water
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Decachlorobiphenyl (total PCB)

Matrix

Drinking Water

Sample Size Container

1 Liter glass

Preservation

4 °C

Holding Time

14 days



Chlorophenoxy
 Herbicides in Drinking Water
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2,4-D
2,4,5-TP(Silvex)
Pentachlorophenol
Dalapon
Dinoseb
Picloram 
2,4,5-T Bentazon Dicamba    

Matrix

Drinking Water

Sample Size Container

500 ml amber glass

Preservation

Sodium thiosulfate 4 °C

Holding Time

14 days



Carbamates
 in Drinking Water
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Regulated compounds:
Aldicarb sulfoxide
Aldicarb sulfone
Oxamyl
Aldicarb
Carbofuran   

Other compounds:
Methomyl 
3-Hydroxycarbofuran 
Baygon
Carbaryl
Methiocarb

Matrix

Drinking Water

Sample Size Container

2-40 ml glass vials

Preservation

Sodium thiosulfate pH 3 with monochloroacetic acid 4 °C

Holding Time

28 days



Glyphosate

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Glyphosate  

Matrix

Drinking water

Sample Size Container

2-40 ml glass vials

Preservation

Sodium thiosulfate 4 °C

Holding Time

14 days



Endothall

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Endothall

Matrix

Drinking water

Sample Size Container

250 ml amber glass

Preservation

Sodium thiosulfate 4 °C

Holding Time

7 days



Diaquat
 and Paraquat
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Diquat
Paraquat

Matrix

Drinking water

Sample Size Container

250ml amber plastic or amber silanized glass

Preservation

Sodium thiosulfate 4 °C

Holding Time

7 days



Chlorinat
ed Disinfection Byproducts (Haloacetonitriles)
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Trichloroacetonitrile
Dichloroacetonitrile 
Bromochloroacetonitrile
Dibromoacetonitrile 
1,1-Dichloro-2-propanone 
1,1,1-Trichloro-2-propanone 
Chloropicrin

Matrix

Drinking water

Sample Size Container

2-60 ml glass vials

Preservation

Ammonium chloride 4 °C

Holding Time

14 days



Chloral
 Hydrate
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Chloral hydrate

Matrix

Drinking water

Sample Size Container

2-60 ml glass vials

Preservation

Sodium sulfite 4 °C

Holding Time

14 days



Haloacetic
 Acids and Dalapon in Drinking Water
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Regulated compounds:  
Monochloroacetic acid 
Dichloroacetic acid 
Trichloroacetic acid 
Monobromoacetic acid 
Dibromoacetic acid   

Monitor compounds:   
Bromochloroacetic acid 
Dalapon

Matrix

Drinking water

Sample Size Container

2-60 ml amber glass

Preservation

Ammonium chloride 4 °C

Holding Time

14 days



Semi
-Volatile Organic Compounds in Drinking Water
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See Table 1 for list of semi-volatile organic compounds

Matrix

Drinking Water

Sample Size Container

1 Liter amber glass

Preservation

Sodium sulfite pH <2 with 6 N HCl 4 °C

Holding Time

14 days


Table 1.  Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds in Drinking Water

Pesticides

PCBs

Alachlor (1) 2-Chlorobiphenyl
Aldrin 2,3-Dichlorobiphenyl
Atrazine (1) 2,4,5-Trichlorobiphenyl
Bromacil 2,2’,4,4’-Tetrachlorobiphenyl
Chlordane (alpha-chlordane) (1) 2,2’,3’,4,6-Pentachlorobiphenyl
Chlordane (gamma-chlordane) (1) 2,2’,4,4’,5,6’-Hexachlorobiphenyl
Chlordane (trans-nonachlor) (1) 2,2’,3,3’,4,4’,6-Heptachlorobiphenyl
Dieldrin 2,2’,3,3’,4,5’,6,6’-Octachlorobiphenyl
Endrin (1)  
Heptachlor (1)

Phthalates

Heptachlor epoxide (1)  
Hexachlorobenzene (1) Di-(2-ethylhexyl)adipate (1)
Hexachlorocyclopentadiene (1) Di-(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (1)
Lindane (1) Butylbenzylphthalate
Methoxychlor (1) Di-n-butylphthalate
Metolachlor Diethylphthalate
Metribuzin Dimethylphthalate
Pentachlorophenol (1)  
Prometon  
Propachlor  
Simzaine (1)  
Trifluralin  

PAHs

 
Acenaphthene  
Acenaphthylene  
Anthracene  
Benzo[a]anthracene  
Benzo[a]pyrene (1)  
Benzo[b]fluoranthene  
Benzo[g,h,i]perylene  
Benzo[k]fluoranthene  
Chrysene  
Dibenz[a,h]anthracene  
Fluorene  
Indeno[1,2,3,c,d]pyrene  
Naphthalene  
Phenanthrene  
Pyrene  
  (1) – Regulated Compound