The purpose of this chapter is to aid the analyst in choosing the appropriate methods for sample analyses, based upon the sample matrix and the analytes to be determined. The ultimate responsibility for producing reliable analytical results lies with the entity subject to the regulation. Therefore, members of the regulated community are advised to refer to this chapter and to consult with knowledgeable laboratory personnel when choosing the most appropriate suite of analytical methods.You may need Adobe Reader to view files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Chapter 2: Choosing the Correct Procedure (PDF)(90 pp, 1 MB)