Haloacetic Acids (HAA)
Haloacetic Acids – Drinking Water
|Synonym(s):||Haloacetic acids (HAA) in Water|
|Test Description||Haloacetic acids, EPA method 552.2|
|Supplemental Information Required||N/A|
|Performed on Specimens from (sources)||Environmental|
|Sample/Specimen Type for Testing||Drinking Water|
|Minimum Volume/Size Required||Two 60 mL Amber glass vials with Teflon (PTFE) lined screw-caps, NO head space allowed|
|Storage/Preservation Prior to Shipping||
|Shipping and Specimen Handling Requirements||
|Turn-around Time||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|
If the chlorine residual is >5 mg/L, additional dechlorinating agent is required. For every 5 mg/L of chlorine above the initial 5 mg/L add an additional 6 mg of NH4Cl.
For example: a sample with 10 mg/L chlorine would require 12 mg (6+6) of NH4Cl.
Contact the laboratory at (512) 776-7587 for currently supported analyte list.