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SW-846 Test Method 1310B: Extraction Procedure (EP) Toxicity Test Method and Structural Integrity Test

The following document outlines the procedure used to determine whether a waste exhibits the characteristic of EP Toxicity or to simulate the leaching which a waste may undergo if disposed of in a sanitary landfill.

This method is an SW-846 Method-Defined Parameter (MDP), meaning that it may not be modified when used for Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) testing. For more information, see the Methods Innovation Rule page.

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