Environmental Testing List

Matrix Sample Size
Method Container
Preservation Holding Time
Leach/Extr/Analy
Method
w/ww 125 ml P/G 4ºC 28 days EPA 300
w/ww 125 ml P/G 4ºC 28 days EPA 353.3
Nitrate Nitrogen by IC
w/ww 125 ml P/G 4ºC 28 days EPA 300
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 28 days EPA 300
Nitrite Nitrogen (Colorimetric)
w/ww 125 ml P/G 4ºC 48 hours EPA 354.1
Nitrite Nitrogen by IC
w/ww 125 ml P/G 4ºC 48 hours EPA 300
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 48 hours EPA 300
Nitrogen, Ammonia
w/ww 250 ml P/G 4ºC,H2SO4 to pH<2 28 days EPA 350.3
s/sw 4 oz.G 4ºC 28 days EPA 350.3
Ion Selective Electrode
Nitrogen, Organic
w/ww 500 ml P/G 4ºC, H2SO4 to pH<2 28 days EPA 351.4/350.3
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 28 days EPA 351.4/350.3
TKN – (NH3-N)
Nitrogen, TKN
w/ww 500 ml P/G Cool 4ºC, H2SO4 to pH<2 28 days EPA 351.4
s/sw 4 oz. G Cool 4ºC 28 days EPA 351.4
Nitrogen, Total
w/ww 500 ml P/G 4ºC, H2SO4 to pH<2 28 days EPA 351.4/300
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 28 days EPA 351.4/300
TKN + (NO2-N) + (NO3-N)
Oil & Grease, HEM
w/ww 1000 ml G 4ºC, HCl to pH<2 28 days EPA 1664A
Hexane Extractable Materials
Oil & Grease, SGT-HEM
w/ww 1000 ml G 4ºC, HCl to pH<2 28 days EPA 1664A
Silica Gel Treated-HEM
Ortho-Phosphate, as P
w/ww 250 ml P/G 4ºC 48 hours EPA 365.2
w/ww 150 ml P/G 4ºC 28 days EPA 300
PAH by GC/MS
w/ww 1000 ml AG 4ºC, Na2S2O3 7/40 days SW-846 8270C
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 14/40 days SW-846 8270C
PAH by HPLC
w/ww 1000 ml AG 4ºC 7/40 days EPA 610/SW-846 8310
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 14/40 days SW-846 8310
oil 40 ml G 4ºC 14/40 days SW-846 8310
Paint Filter Liquids Test/Free Liquids
liquids/sw 8 oz. G N/A N/A SW-846 9095A
PCB (Polychlorinated Biphenyls)
Air 24 Hours PUF 226-131, PUF 225-1821 EPA TO-4A
PCB in Oil
oil 40 ml G unpreserved 14/40 days SW-846 3580A/8082
PCB in Soil
s/sw 40 ml G 4ºC 14/40 days SW-846 3580A/8082
PCB in Water
w/ww 1000 ml AG 4ºC 7/40 days EPA 608/SW-846 8082
PCB in Wipe
wipe 4ºC 14/40 days SW-846 8082
Percent Moisture
s/sw 4 oz.G 4ºC N/A EPA 160.3 modified
Percent Solids
w/ww 150 ml P/G 4ºC ASAP EPA 160.3/SM 2540B
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC ASAP SM 2540B
Perchloroethylene
Air 8 to 24 Hour PS 590-100 or PS-590-101 or P EPA TO-17
Pesticides
Air 4 to 24 Hours PUF 226-92, PUF 226-124 EPA TO-10A
Air 4 to 24 Hours PUF 226-92, PUF 226-124 EPA IP-8
Pesticides, Organochlorine
w/ww 1000ml AG 4ºC 7/40 days EPA 608/SW-846 8081A
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 14/40 days SW-846 8081A
Air 24 Hours PUF 226-131, PUF 225-1821 EPA TO-4A
w/ww 1000 ml AG 4ºC 7/40 days SW-846 8141A
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 14/40 days SW-846 8141A
Pesticides, Priority Pollutant
w/ww 1000 ml AG 4ºC 7/40 days EPA 608/SW-846 8081A
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 14/40 days SW-846 8081A
Chlorinated, Priority Pollutant
pH
w/ww 150 ml P/G 4ºC Immediately EPA 150.1
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC N/A SW-846 9045C
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC ASAP SW-846 9045
Phenolics (Total Phenols)
w/ww 1000 ml G 4ºC, H2SO4 to pH<2 28 days EPA 420.1/SW-846 9066
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 28 days SW-846 9066
Phenols
Air IMP 225-36-1, IT 225-22 EPA TO-8
Phenols by GC/MS
w/ww 2 x 1000 ml AG 4ºC 7/40 days EPA 625/SW-846 8270C
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 7/40 days SW-846 8270C
Phosphorus, Total
w/ww 500 ml P/G 4ºC, H2SO4 to pH<2 28 days EPA 365.2
PM2.5
Air 24 Hours CI 225-370, FLT 225-1708, FLT EPA IP-10A
Air 24 Hours PEM 761-203B, FLT 225-1709 EPA IP-10A
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)
Air 24 Hours PUF 226-131, FLT 225-1821 EPA TO-13A
Primary Drinking Water Anions
w 500 ml P/G 4ºC 48 hours EPA 300
Fluoride, Nitrate Nitrogen, Nitrite Nitrogen
Primary Drinking Water Metals
w 500 ml P Cool 4ºC, HNO3 to pH<2 6 months (Hg 28 days) EPA 200.7/245.1
As, Ba, Be, Cd, Cr, Cu, Hg, Pb, Sb, Se, Tl
Primary Drinking Water Total Coliform
w 500 ml P/G 4ºC 6 hours SM 9222B/9223B
Microorganisms
Priority Pollutants Package (See Priority Pollutants Profile)
s/sw SW-846
w/ww EPA/SW-846
s/sw EPA/SW-846
Cyanide, Metals, PCBs, Pesticides, Phenols, Semivolatiles and Volatiles
RCI
w/ww Refer to relevant tests Various SW-846
s/sw Refer to relevant tests Various SW-846
Reactive Cyanide & Sulfide, Corrosivity (pH), and Ignitability
RCRA Metals (8)
w/ww 500 ml P HNO3 to pH<2 6 months (Hg 28 days) SW-6010C/6020/7470A
w/ww 500 ml P HNO3 to pH<2 6 months (Hg 28 days) EPA 200.7/200.8/245.1
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 6 months (Hg 28 days) SW-6010C/6020/7470A
Ag, As, Ba, Cd, Cr, Hg, Pb, Se
Reactive Cyanide
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC N/A SW-846 Chapter 7.3.4
liquids 500 ml G 4ºC, NaOH to pH>12 N/A SW-846 Chapter 7.3.4
Reactive Sulfide
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC N/A SW-846 Chapter 7.3.4
liquids 500 ml G 4ºC, NaOH to pH>12 N/A SW-846 Chapter 7.3.4
Resistivity
w/ww 100 ml P/G 4ºC 28 days EPA 120.1
Secondary Drinking Water Anions
w 250 ml P/G 4ºC 28 days EPA 300
Chloride, and Sulfate
Secondary Drinking Water Metals
w 250 ml P/G 4ºC 6 months EPA 200.7
Al, Ag, Fe, Mn, Zn.
Secondary Drinking Water pH
w 150 ml P/G 4ºC Immediately EPA 150.1
Secondary Drinking Water TDS
w 500 ml P/G 4ºC 7 days EPA 160.1
Dissolved (Filterable)
Semivolatiles by GC/MS
w/ww 1000 ml AG 4ºC 7/40 days EPA 625/SW-846 8270C
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 14/40 days SW-846 8270C
Semivolatiles Scan by GC/MS
w/ww 1000 ml AG 4ºC 7/40 days EPA 625/SW-846 8270C
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 14/40 days SW-846 8270C
Regular semivolatile compounds plus max. 10 TICs
Semivolatiles, Priority Pollutants
w/ww 1000ml AG 4ºC 7/40 days EPA 625/SW-846 8270C
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 14/40 days SW-846 8270C
Silica (Dissolved)
w/ww 250 ml P 4ºC 28 days EPA 370.1
SOUR (Specific Oxygen Uptake Ratio)
s/sw 1000 ml P/G N/A ASAP EPA 1683
Specific Conductance
w/ww 250 ml P/G 4ºC 28 days EPA 120.1
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 28 days EPA 120.1 modified
Specific Gravity – Density
w/ww 250 ml P/G N/A N/A SM 2710F
s/sw 4 oz. G N/A N/A SM 2710F
SPLP Extraction (Synthetic Precipitation Leachate Procedure)
sw 8 oz . G 4ºC 14 days SW-846 1312
Non-volatile Extraction
sw 8 oz . G 4ºC 14 days SW-846 1312
Zero Headspace Extraction
Sulfate
w/ww 125 ml P/G 4ºC 28 days EPA 300
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 28 days EPA 300
Sulfide
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 7 days SW-846 9030B/9034
s/sw 250 ml P/G 4ºC, NaOH+ZnAc 7 days EPA 376.1/376.2
Sulfite
w/ww 250 ml P/G 4ºC 7 days SM 4500B
TCLP Benzene
w/ww 2 x 40 ml G 4ºC 14/7 days SW-846 /1311/8021B
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 14/7 days SW-846 /1311/8021B
TCLP BTEX
w/ww 2 x 40 ml G 4ºC 14/7 days SW-846 /1311/8021B
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 14/7 days SW-846 /1311/8021B
TCLP Extraction: Non-volatile Extraction
sw 8 oz. G 4ºC 14 days SW-846 1311
TCLP Extraction: ZHE
sw 8 oz. G 4ºC, (No HS) 14 days SW-846 1311
TCLP Full Package
ww/sw 2 Vials, 2L GJ 4ºC 14/7 days SW-846
sw 8 oz. G 4ºC 14/7 days SW-846
TCLP VOC, TCLP SV, TCLP Pesticides, TCLP Herbicides, TCLP Metals
TCLP Grit Trap
w/ww 2 Vials, 2L GJ 4ºC 7/7 days SW-846
sw 8 oz. G 4ºC 14/7 days SW-846
TCLP VOC, TCLP Metals and RCI
TCLP Herbicides
w/ww 1000 ml AG 4ºC 7/40 days SW-846 1311/8151A
sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 7/40 days SW-846 1311/8151A
TCLP Mercury
w/ww 500 ml P 4ºC Hg 28 days SW-846 1311/7470A
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC Hg 28 days SW-846 1311/7470A
TCLP Metals (8)
w/ww 1000 ml P 6 months (Hg 28 days) SW-846 1311/6010C/7470
sw 4 oz. G 6 months (Hg 28 days) SW-846 1311/6010C/7470
As, Ba, Cd, Cr, Pb, Se, Ag, and Hg.
TCLP Metals, Individual
w/ww 500 ml P 4ºC 6 months SW-846 1311/6010C/6020
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 6 months SW-846 1311/6010C/6020
Ag, As, Ba, Cd, Cr, Pb, Se
TCLP Metals, Texas (11)
w/ww 1000 ml P 4ºC 6 months (Hg 28 days) SW-846 1311/6010C/6020/
sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 6 months (Hg 28 days) SW-846 1311/6010C/6020/
Ag, As, Ba, Be, Cd, Cr, Ni, Pb, Sb, Se, and Hg.
TCLP Package, w/o Pesticides and Herbicides
w/ww 2 Vials, 2L GJ 4ºC 14/7 days SW-846
sw 8 oz. G 4ºC 14/7 days SW-846
TCLP Metals, TCLP VOC, TCLP SVOC
TCLP Pesticides
w/ww 1000 ml AG 4ºC 7/40 days SW-846 1311/8081A
sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 7/40 days SW-846 1311/8081A
TCLP Semivolatiles
w/ww 1000 ml AG 4ºC 7/40 days SW-846 1311/8270C
sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 7/40 days SW-846 1311/8270C
TCLP Volatiles
w/ww 2 x 40 ml G 4ºC, (No HS) 14 days SW-846 1311/8260B
sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 14 days SW-846 1311/8260B
TDS (Total Dissolved Solids)
w/ww 500 ml P/G 4ºC 7 days EPA 160.1
w/ww 500 ml P/G 4ºC 7 days EPA 160.1
Dissolved (Filterable)
Temperature
w/ww 125 ml P/G N/A Immediately EPA 170.1
THAA (Total Haloacetic Acids)
w/ww 3 x 60 ml G 4ºC, NH4Cl (No HS) 14 days EPA 552.2
w 3 x 60 ml G 4ºC, NH4Cl (No HS) 14 days EPA 552.2
TKN, (Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen)
w/ww 500 ml P/G 4ºC, H2SO4 to pH<2 28 days EPA 351.4
s/sw 4 oz. G Cool 4ºC 28 days EPA 351.4
TOC, (Total Organic Carbon)
w/ww 150 ml P 4ºC, H2SO4 to pH<2 28 days EPA 415.2
Total Carbon
w/ww 150 ml P 4ºC 28 days EPA 415.2
Total Solids
w/ww 500 ml P/G 4ºC 7 days EPA 160.3
TS = TSS + TDS
TOX / TOH (Total Organic Halide)
w/ww 2 x 250 ml G 4ºC, Na2S2O3, H2SO4 to pH<2 28 days SW-846 9020B
sw/oil/solvent 4 oz. G 4ºC 28 days SW-846 9023
TPH by GC (DRO & GRO)
w/ww 2 x 40ml G, 1L G 4ºC, HCl to pH<2 14 days SW-846 8015B
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 14 days SW-846 8015B
TPH, Texas 1005
w/ww 2 x 40 ml G 4ºC, HCl to pH<2 (No HS) 14 days Texas 1005
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 14 days Texas 1005
TPH, Texas 1006
w/ww 2 x 40 ml G 4ºC, HCl to pH<2 (No HS) 14 days Texas 1006
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 14 days Texas 1006
TPH-DRO
w/ww 1000 ml AG 4ºC, HCl to pH<2 7/40 days SW-846 8015B
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 14/40 days SW-846 8015B
TPH-GRO
w/ww 2 x 40 ml G 4ºC, HCl to pH<2 (No HS) 14 days SW-846 8015B
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 14 days SW-846 8015B
Trivalent Chromium
w/ww 250 ml P/G 4ºC 24 hours SW-846 7196A
w/ww 250 ml P/G 4ºC 24 hours SM 3500 Cr-B
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 24 hours SW-846 3060A/7196A
Requires Total and Hexavalent Chromium
TSS (Total Suspended Solids)
w/ww 500 ml P/G 4ºC 7 days EPA 160.2
Suspended (Non-filterable)
TTHM (Trihaloamethanes)
w/ww 2 x 40 ml G 4ºC, HCl to pH<2 (No HS) 14 days EPA 624/SW-846 8260B
Trihalomethanes: Chloroform, Dichlorobromomethane, Dibromochloromethane, Bromoform
TTHM, for Drinking Water
w 2 x 40 ml G 4ºC, HCl to pH<2 (No HS) 14 days EPA 524
Trihalomethanes: Chloroform, Dichlorobromomethane, Dibromochloromethane, Bromoform
Turbidity
w/ww 150 ml P/G 4ºC 48 hours EPA 180.1
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) (Canister)
Air Varies CAN 228 Series PK 228 Series EPA TO-15
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) (Sample Air Bag)
Air 1 to 2 Hour VAC 231-939 with SB 232-08 EPA 40
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) (Thermal Desorption Tube)
Air 1 to 2 Hour ST refer to method EPA TO-17
Volatiles (VOC)
w/ww 2 x 40 ml G 4ºC, HCl to pH<2 (No HS) 14 days EPA 624/SW-846 8260B
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 14 days SW-846 8260B
air Canister N/A N/A TO-15
Includes 38 target compounds plus max. of 10 TICs.
Volatiles (VOC) in Air (Summa Canister)
air Canister N/A N/A TO-15
Includes 38 target compounds plus max. of 10 TICs.
Volatiles (VOC) in Air (Thermal Desorption Tube)
air Tube N/A N/A TO-17
Includes 38 target compounds plus max. of 10 TICs.
Volatiles (VOC) Scan by GC/MS
w/ww 2 x 40 ml G 4ºC, HCl to pH<2 (No HS) 14 days EPA 624/SW-846 8260B
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 14 days SW-846 8260B
Regular VOC plus max. 10 TICs
Volatiles (VOC), Chlorinated
w/ww 2 x 40 ml G 4ºC, HCI to pH<2 (No HS) 14 days EPA 624
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 14 days SW-846 8260B
Volatiles (VOC), Priority Pollutants
w/ww 2 x 40 ml G 4ºC, HCI to pH<2 (No HS) 14 days EPA 624/SW-846 8260B
s/sw 4 oz. G 4ºC 14 days SW-846 8260B
VSS (Volatile Suspended Solids)
w/ww 500 ml P/G 4ºC 7 days EPA 160.4