Uranium Isotopes – Non-Potable Water

Uranium Isotopes – Non-Potable Water 
Laboratory Fee Schedule
Group: Radiochemistry
Procedure #: EZZ0096A

Synonym(s):  Uranium Isotopes in Non-Potable Water
Requisition Form G-22
Test Description The determination of Uranium Isotopes by Alpha Spectroscopy. This test Includes Uranium 234, Uranium 235, and Uranium 238 activity in non-potable water samples.
Pre-Approval Needed N/A
Supplemental Information Required N/A
Supplemental Form(s) N/A
Performed on Specimens from (sources) Environmental
Sample/Specimen Type for Testing Non-potable water
Minimum Volume/Size Required Hard or soft plastic; 1 gallon
Storage/Preservation Prior to Shipping None - Sample must be submitted to the laboratory within 5 days of collection.
Transport Medium N/A
Specimen Labeling Label each bottle with a waterproof marker. Pre-printing labels is acceptable.  Sample identification must match submission form.
Shipping and Specimen Handling Requirements Sample must be submitted to the laboratory within 5 days of collection.
Turn-around Time Hold time for non-potable water samples is unregulated but the target sample turnaround time is 90 days from date of receipt.
Interferences/Limitations N/A
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
  • incomplete or missing submission form
  • sample not received by the lab within 5 days of collection.
Additional Information In addition, this test method requires an alpha spec preparation fee, procedure # EZZ0122A. The fee is only charged once per sample.