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Sample Matrix, Container and Preservative Information

Containers:
    P = polyethylene bottle with polypropylene cap
    G = glass
    GA = glass amber bottle with teflon lined cap
    VOA = glass bottle (40 ml or 250 ml) with teflon septum lined cap, no headspace


Liquid Matrix Analytical Groups
Used Oil Burning Specs Matrix Container Perservative
Total Metals (As, Cd, Cr, Pb) L 500 ml, G 4°C
Flashpoint L 50 ml, G 4°C
Total Halogens L 500 ml, G 4°C

Hazardous Waste Characterization / Pad 3 Initial Characterization Matrix Container Perservative
TCLP Metals L 500 ml, G 4°C
Flashpoint L 50 ml, G 4°C
pH L 100 ml, G 4°C
TCLP SVOC L 1 L, GA 4°C
TCLP VOC L 250 ml, VOA or 3x40 4°C
Trip Blank (VOC) L (1) 40 ml, VOA HC1, 4°C

Pad 3 Fingerprint Matrix Container Perservative
Appearance* L 100 ml, G 4°C
pH* L 100 ml, G 4°C
Flashpoint* L 100 ml, G 4°C
Organic Chlorides* L 100 ml, G 4°C
Benzene L (3) 40 ml, VOA HC1, 4°C
Trip Blank (Benzene) L (1) 40 ml, VOA HC1, 4°C

*All can be in one 100 ml container.
 

Solid Matrix Analyte/Sample Specifications
Parameter Method Matrix Container Preservative Holding Time
Benzene EPA 8021b S 4oz, G MeOH, 4°C 28 days
BTEX/GRO EPA 8021b / AK 101 S 4oz, G MeOH, 4°C 28 days
DRO/PRO AK 102 / 103 S 8oz, G 4°C 14 days
Total Metals EPA SW 846 S 8oz, G 4°C 6 months
TPH EPA 1664 S 8oz, G 4°C 28 days
PAH EPA 8100 S 8oz, G 4°C 14 days
VOC (GC/MS) EPA 8260 S 8oz, G 4°C 14 days
VOC (GC/PID) EPA 8021b S 8oz, G MeOH, 4°C 14 days
SVOC EPA 8270 S 8oz, G 4°C 14 days
TCLP Metals EPA 1311 / SW 846 S 8oz, G 4°C 6 months
TCLP Benzene EPA 1311 / 8021b S 8oz, G 4°C 14 days
TCLP SVOC EPA 1311 / 8270 S 8oz, G 4°C 14 / 7 days
TCLP VOC EPA 1311 / 8260 S 8oz, G 4°C 14 days
Corrosivity (pH) EPA 9045B S 8oz, G 4°C ASAP
Conductivity EPA 120.1 S 8oz, G 4°C ASAP
Salinity SM 2520B S 8oz, G 4°C ASAP
Glycol/Methanol ASTM D3695 S 4oz, G 4°C 28 days
 

Liquid Matrix Analyte/Sample Specifications
Parameter Method Matrix Container Preservative Holding Time
Benzene EPA 8021b L (3) 40 ml, VOA HCI, 4°C 14 days
BTEX/GRO EPA 8021b / AK 101 L (3) 40 ml, VOA HCI, 4°C 14 days
DRO/PRO AK 102 / 103 L 1 L, GA HCI, 4°C 7 days
Total Metals EPA SW846 L 1 L, G HN03 at lab, 4°C 6 months
TPH EPA 1664 L 1 L, G HCI, 4°C 28 days
PAH EPA 8100 L 1 L, GA 4°C 7 days
VOC EPA 8260 L (3) 40 ml, VOA HCI, 4°C 14 days
SVOC EPA 8270 L 1 L, GA 4°C 7 days
TCLP Metals EPA 1311 / SW846 L 500 ml, G HN03 at lab, 4°C 6 months
TCLP Benzene EPA 1311 / 8021b L (3) 40 ml, VOA 4°C 14 days
TCLP VOC EPA 1311 / 8260 L (3) 40 ml, VOA 4°C 14 days
TCLP SVOC EPA 1311 / 8270 L 1 L, GA 4°C 7 days
Glycol / Methanol ASTM 3695 L 500 ml, G 4°C 28 days
Corrosivity (pH) SM4500 H / EPA 150.1 L 125 ml, P/G 4°C 24 hours
Flashpoint EPA 1020 L 50 ml, G 4°C 14 days
Conductivity EPA 120.1 / SM2510B L 500 ml, P/G 4°C 24 days
Salinity SM 2520B L 500 ml, P/G 4°C 24 days
Turbidity EPA 2130B, EPA 180.1 L 500 ml, P/G 4°C 24 days
Organic Chlorides EPA 8260 L 40 ml, VOA H2SO4, 4°C 14 days
Total Halogens ASTM D808 / SM4500CL L 500 ml, GA 4°C 28 days
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