Method D-3792

Standard Test Method for Water Content of Coatings by Direct Injection into a GC

This method is for the determination of volatile organic content (VOC) in waterborne paints by GC.  The method has been evaluated for latex systems (styrene-butadiene, poly(vinylacetate)-acrylic, acrylic) eposy acrylic resin systems and acrylic systems. 

The working range of the method is from 15 to 90%.



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Method Data

Hold Times, Preservatives, Preps, Collection, Analytical & Documentation
Holding Time:   None specified in the method.
Preservatives:   None specified in the method.
Required Preps:   4 - 8oz Glass bottle with Teflon-lined lid
Collection Method:   Grab sampling
Analytical Methodology:   GC
Documentation:   D3792

Analyte List*

Analyte Formula CAS Number Detection Limit
Volatile Organic Compounds

* 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.