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Environmental Sampling and Analytical Methods (ESAM) Program

EPA Method 7470A (SW-846): Mercury in Liquid Wastes (Manual Cold-Vapor Technique)


U.S. EPA. 1994. "Method 7470A (SW-846): Mercury in Liquid Waste (Manual Cold-Vapor Technique)," Revision 1. Washington, DC.


Analytical Method


EPA’s Selected Analytical Methods for Environmental Remediation and Recovery (SAM) lists this method for reference if problems occur when using EPA Method 245.1 during preparation and analysis of aqueous liquid samples for mercury, mercuric chloride (analyzed as total mercury), or methoxyethylmercuric acetate (analyzed as total mercury).

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