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Environmental Sampling and Analytical Methods (ESAM) Program

EPA IO [Inorganic] Compendium Method IO-3.1: Selection, Preparation, and Extraction of Filter Material


U.S. EPA. 1999. "IO Compendium Method IO-3.1: Compendium of Methods for the Determination of Inorganic Compounds in Ambient Air: Selection, Preparation and Extraction of Filter Material." EPA/625/R-96/010a. Cincinnati, OH.


Analytical Method


EPA’s Selected Analytical Methods for Environmental Remediation and Recovery (SAM) lists this method for preparation of air samples prior to analysis of compounds containing arsenic, osmium, vanadium or thallium as the total metal component.

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