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Environmental Tests - Metals

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Metals in Drinking Water by ICP
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Calcium
Iron
Magnesium
Sodium  

Matrix

Water

Method

EPA 200.7

Sample Size Container

1 liter polyethylene

Preservation

Adjust pH <2 with nitric acid
(Acidified at TDH if received within 14 days of collection)

Holding Time

6 months

Fee

19.00 per metal


Metals in Drinking Water by ICP-MS
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Aluminum
Antimony
Arsenic
Barium
Beryllium
Cadmium
Chromium
Copper
Lead
Manganese
Nickel
Selenium
Silver
Thallium
Zinc

Matrix

Water

Method

EPA 200.8

Sample Size Container

1 liter polyethylene

Preservation

Adjust pH <2 with nitric acid
(Acidified at TDH if received within 14 days of collection)

Holding Time

6 months

Fee

25.00 per metal

 



Mercury in Drinking Water
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Mercury

Matrix

Water

Method

EPA 245.1

Sample Size Container

1 liter polyethylene

Preservation

Adjust pH <2 with nitric acid (Acidified at TDH if received within 14 days of collection)

Holding Time

28 days

Fee

25.00


Metals by ICP
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Aluminum
Barium
Beryllium
Boron
Cadmium
Calcium
Chromium
Copper
Iron
Lead
Lithium
Magnesium
Manganese
Molybdenum
Nickel
Potassium
Silver
Sodium
Strontium
Vanadium
Zinc

Matrix

Water, soil, tissue

Method

EPA 200.7, SW-846 6010B

Sample Size Container

1 liter polyethylene (water)
200 grams (soil, tissue)

Preservation

Water: adjust pH <2 with nitric acid
Soil: Store at 4˚C
Tissue: Store at 4˚C or less

Holding Time

6 months

Fee

Water: 19.00 per metal
Soil: 21.00 per metal
Tissue: 19.00 per metal

 

 


Metals by ICP-MS
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Aluminum
Antimony
Arsenic
Barium
Beryllium
Cadmium
Chromium
Copper
Lead
Manganese
Molybdenum
Nickel
Selenium
Silver
Thallium
Vanadium
Zinc

Matrix

Water

Method

EPA 200.8, SW-846 6020

Sample Size Container

1 liter polyethylene

Preservation

Adjust pH <2 with nitric acid

Holding Time

6 months

Fee

Water, Soil, Tissue:
25.00 per metal

 

 


Mercury by Cold Vapor Atomic Absorption (CVAAS)
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Mercury

Matrix

Water, soil, tissue

Method

EPA 245.1, SW-846 7470A, 7471A, EPA 245.6

Sample Size Container

1 liter polyethylene (water)
200 grams (soil, tissue)

Preservation

Water: adjust pH <2 with nitric acid
Soil: Store at 4˚C
Tissue: Store at 4˚C or less

Holding Time

28 days

Fee

Water, Soil, Tissue: 32.00


Metals by Gaseous Hydride Atomic Absorption (GHAAS)
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Arsenic
Selenium

Matrix

Water, soil, tissue

Method

SM 3114C

Sample Size Container

1 liter polyethylene (water)
200 grams (soil, tissue)

Preservation

Water: adjust pH <2 with nitric acid
Soil: Store at 4˚C
Tissue: Store at 4˚C or less

Holding Time

6 months

Fee

Water, Soil, Tissue: 30.00


Metals by Graphite Furnace Atomic Absorption (GFAAS)
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Cadmium
Lead

Matrix

Soil, tissue

Method

SW-846 7131A, 7421

Sample Size Container

200 grams

Preservation

Soil: Store at 4˚C
Tissue: Store at 4˚C or less

Holding Time

6 months

Fee

Water, Soil, Tissue: 30.00


Metals by Flame Atomic Absorption (FLAAS)
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Lead

Matrix

Paint, Soil, Wipes, Consumer Products

Method

SW-846 7420

Sample Size Container

Variable

Preservation

None

Holding Time

6 months

Fee

Paint, Soil: 35.00
Wipe: 32.00
Food: 36.00


Metals in Pottery
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Cadmium
Lead

Matrix

Pottery Leachate

Method

AOAC 973.32

Sample Size Container

Variable

Preservation

None

Holding Time

6 months

Fee

47.00
   
Last updated September 14, 2010