Proposals for using results from on-line analyzers for purposes of certifying a batch will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. EPA has not established the amount of up-time required in order to qualify the on-line analyzer results for use in certification.
However, in considering a proposal to use on-line analyzer results for certification, EPA expects that the proposal will include a back-up system and plan as part of the QC/QA program for dealing with outliers and analyzer failures.(7/1/94)
This question and answer was posted at Consolidated List of Reformulated Gasoline and Anti-Dumping Questions and Answers: July 1, 1994 through November 10, 1997 (PDF)(333 pp, 18.17 MB, EPA420-R-03-009, July 2003, About PDF)