This chapter provides guidance for the analysis of inorganic analytes in a variety of matrices. The analytical methods are written as specific steps in the overall analysis scheme-sample handling and preservation, sample digestion or preparation, and sample analysis for specific inorganic components. From these methods, the analyst should assemble a total analytical protocol which is appropriate for the sample to be analyzed and for the information required.You may need Adobe Reader to view files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Chapter 3: Inorganic Analytes (PDF)(28 pp, 671 K)