Method 1457

Ethyl Acetate

This method is used for the collection and analysis of ethyl acetate.  The sample is collected on a coconut shell charcoal tube.  After collection, the sample is desorbed with 1mL of carbon disulfide and analyzed by GC/FID (flame ionization detector). 

The working range of the method is 0.07 to 790 ppm (0.25 to 2800 mg/m 3) for a 6L air sample

NOTE: This method revises Method S49.

(NIOSH Issue 1: 15 August 1994)


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Method Data

Hold Times, Preservatives, Preps, Collection, Analytical & Documentation
Holding Time:   Six days from sampling to analysis if samples are kept at 5°C.
Preservatives:   Store samples at 5°C.
Required Preps:   Coconut shell charcoal tube, 50/100 mg (SKC 226-01)
Collection Method:   The method recommends a 0.01 - 0.2 L/min. flow rate and a 0.1 - 10L sample collection volume.
Analytical Methodology:   GC/FID
Documentation:   1457

Analyte List*

Analyte Formula CAS Number Detection Limit
Ethyl acetate

* 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.