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Multi-Media, Multi-Concentration Inorganics Analysis, ISM01.3

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As of June 2015, CLP inorganic analytical services are available through the ISM02.2 Statement of Work (SOW). This page will be removed in January 2016.


This page contains information about the Inorganic Superfund Methods (ISM01.3) Statement of Work (SOW).

General Information

ISM01.3 defines the analytical methods for the isolation, detection, and quantitative measurement of 23 metals (including mercury) and cyanide in aqueous/water and soil/sediment samples. The SOW also includes methods for total metals analysis in wipes and air filters. Analyses are performed using Inductively Coupled Plasma-Atomic Emission Spectroscopy (ICP-AES), Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS), Cold Vapor Atomic Absorption (CVAA), and colorimetric techniques. ISM01.3 is defined by the combination of the ISM01.2 SOW with a modifications document (posted below). You must download both the ISM01.2 SOW and the modifications document in order to obtain ISM01.3.

ISM01.3 in PDF Format

ISM01.3 Downloads

ISM01.3 is defined by the ISM01.2 SOW combined with the "Modifications Updating ISM01.2 to ISM01.3" document, both of which are available below.

Modifications Updating ISM01.2 to ISM01.3 (PDF) (3 pp, 552K) - This document contains a listing of the changes to ISM01.2 resulting in the ISM01.3 SOW

ISM01.2 Exhibits A-C (PDF) (84 pp, 783K) - Summary of Requirements; Reporting and Deliverables Requirements; and Target Analyte List with Contract Required Quantitation Limits

ISM01.2 Exhibit D (PDF) (128 pp, 687K) - Analytical Methods

ISM01.2 Exhibits E-H (PDF) (127 pp, 1.2 MB) - Quality Assurance Monitoring Plan; Chain of Custody, Document Control and Written Standard Operating Procedures; Glossary of Terms; and Format for Electronic Data Deliverables

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SEDD Information

The following SEDD resources are available for ISM01.3. For more information about the Staged Electronic Data Deliverable (SEDD), visit the Forum on Environmental Measurements SEDD Web page.

Document Type Definition (DTD) Files for SEDD Stages 1, 2a, 2b and 3 (ZIP) (12KB)

SEDD Specification 5.2 Example Files - Inorganics (ZIP) (482K)

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Additional Documents

The following documents are also being provided to laboratories. All files are in PDF format, unless another format is noted.

SDG Cover Sheet (PDF) (1p, 158K)

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For More Information

Any questions may be directed to Sara Goehl either via email at goehl.sara@epa.gov or via phone at (703) 603-9097. For more information about SEDD, please visit the Forum on Environmental Measurements SEDD Web page. If you are having difficulty downloading or viewing files from this Web site, please contact us using the CLP Feedback Form.

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