Method 5014

Chlorinated Terphenyl by GC/ECD

This method is for the determination of chlorinated terphenyl. The sample is collected on glass fiber filters, desorbed with 4 mL isooctane and 30 min ultrasonic agitation, followed by GC analysis with electron capture detection. The working range is 0.01 to 1 mg/m³ for a 100-L air sample.

(NIOSH Issue 1: 15 February)


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Method Data

Hold Times, Preservatives, Preps, Collection, Analytical & Documentation
Holding Time:   At least 7 days @ 25 °C.
Preservatives:   Store at room temperature.
Required Preps:   Glass fiber filter, 37-mm.
Collection Method:   Glass fiber filter: 100L - 1500L @ 1-3L/min.
Analytical Methodology:   GC/ECD
Documentation:   5014

Analyte List*

Analyte Formula CAS Number Detection Limit
Polychlorinated triphenyl

* 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.