STP886: Multilaboratory Analysis of Soil for Leads

    Perket, CL
    Senior engineer, Environmental Engineering and Management Ltd., Minneapolis, MN

    Barsotti, LR
    Section head, Center for Technology, Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Co., Pleasanton, CA

    Pages: 18    Published: Jan 1985


    A multilaboratory test program to determine lead content in soils produced aberrant results from two laboratories and indicated apparent problems with sample preparation. The program demonstrates the importance of quality control in remedial site investigation to determine soil contamination.


    soil contamination, lead, hazardous wastes, sample preparation, sample digestion, sampling, quality control

    Paper ID: STP36368S

    Committee/Subcommittee: D34.07

    DOI: 10.1520/STP36368S

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