Method 1608

Glycidol by GC/FID

This method is used for the determination of glycidol. The sample is collected on charcoal sorbent tubes, desorbed with tetrahydrofuran, and analyzed using GC/FID. The working range is 16 to 450 mg/m³ (5 to 150 ppm). High humidity may greatly decrease the breakthrough volume. NOTE: This is Method S70 in a revised format.

(NIOSH Issue 2: 15 August 1994)


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Method Data

Hold Times, Preservatives, Preps, Collection, Analytical & Documentation
Holding Time:   At least 7 days from sampling to analysis if kept at 4°C
Preservatives:   Store at 4 °C.
Required Preps:   Solid sorbent tube: coconut shell charcoal, 100 mg/50 mg, 7 cm X 6 mm OD x 4 mm ID
Collection Method:   Solid sorbent tube: 5 - 100 L @ 0.01 - 1.0 L/min.
Analytical Methodology:   GC/FID
Documentation:   1608

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.