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 a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Chapter 3: Inorganic Analytes (PDF)(28 pp, 671 K)