Method SM 4500-H B

pH Value

This method is for the determination of pH from drinking water.  An aliquot of the sample is measured using a pH method.  It's important to record the temperature at which the pH is measured.

(Standard Methods)


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Method Data

Hold Times, Preservatives, Preps, Collection, Analytical & Documentation
Holding Time:   The method says to measure the pH as soon as possible after sample collection.
Preservatives:   Cool samples to 4°C.
Required Preps:   125mL Glass or HDPE bottle with Teflon-lined lid
Collection Method:   Grab sampling
Analytical Methodology:   pH Meter
Documentation:   SM 4500 H B

Analyte List*

Analyte Formula CAS Number Detection Limit
 pH units

* The analytes and detection limits listed for each method represent the typical detection limits and analytes reported for that particular method. Keep in mind that analyte lists may vary from laboratory to laboratory. Detection limits may also vary from lab to lab and are dependent upon the sample size, matrix, and any interferences that may be present in the sample.