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Environmental Sampling and Analytical Methods (ESAM) Program

EPA Method 3050B: Acid Digestion of Sediments, Sludges, and Soils

Citation:

U.S. EPA. 1996. “Method 3050B: Acid Digestion of Sediments, Sludges, and Soils,” Revision 2. Washington, DC.

Description:

Analytical Method - Sample Preparation

Purpose/Objective:

EPA’s Selected Analytical Methods for Environmental Remediation and Recovery (SAM) lists this method for preparation of solid samples to be analyzed for total vanadium, arsenic, arsine and thallium.

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