Method 1015

Vinylidene Chloride by GC/FID

This method is for the determination of vinylidene chloride.The sample is collected on charcoal sorbent tubes, is desorbed in toluene and allowed to stand for 8 hours prior to analysis by GC/FID. The working range is 0.5 to 5 ppm (2 to 20 mg/m³) for a 5 L air sample. Note: This method revises P&CAM 266.

(NIOSH Issue 2: 15 August 1994)


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Method Data

Hold Times, Preservatives, Preps, Collection, Analytical & Documentation
Holding Time:   7 days from sampling to analysis if kept at 25°C and 21 days from sampling to analysis if kept at 5°C
Preservatives:   Store at 25°C or 5°C.
Required Preps:   Solid sorbent tube: coconut shell charcoal, 100 mg / 50 mg, 7cm x 6mm OD x 4mm ID
Collection Method:   Solid sorbent tube: 2.5 - 7 L @ 0.01 - 0.2 L/min.
Analytical Methodology:   GC/FID
Documentation:   1015

Analyte List*

Analyte Formula CAS Number Detection Limit

* 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.