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EPA Method 3031 (SW-846): Acid Digestion of Oils for Metals Analysis by Atomic Absorption or ICP Spectrometry

Citation:

U.S. EPA. 1996. “Method 3031 (SW-846): Acid Digestion of Oils for Metals Analysis by Atomic Absorption or ICP Spectrometry,” Revision 0.

Description:

Sample Preparation Method

Purpose/Objective:

EPA’s Selected Analytical Methods for Environmental Remediation and Recovery (SAM) lists this method for preparation of non-aqueous liquid/organic solid samples prior to analysis of ammonium metavanadate, arsenic, calcium arsenate, CVAA, lead arsenate, lewisite, sodium arsenite, thallium sulfate or vanadium pentoxide, as the total metal component.

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