Active Standard ASTM D5175 | Developed by Subcommittee: D19.06
Book of Standards Volume: 11.02
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Significance and Use
The extensive and widespread use of organochlorine pesticides and PCBs has resulted in their presence in all parts of the environment. These compounds are persistent and may have adverse effects on the environment. Thus, there is a need to identify and quantitate these compounds in water samples.
1.1 This test method ( 1, 2, 3 ) is applicable to the determination of the following analytes in finished drinking water, drinking water during intermediate stages of treatment, and the raw source water:
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D1129 Terminology Relating to Water
D1193 Specification for Reagent Water
D3534 Test Method for Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) in Water
D3856 Guide for Management Systems in Laboratories Engaged in Analysis of Water
D4128 Guide for Identification and Quantitation of Organic Compounds in Water by Combined Gas Chromatography and Electron Impact Mass Spectrometry
D4210 Practice for Intralaboratory Quality Control Procedures and a Discussion on Reporting Low-Level Data
E355 Practice for Gas Chromatography Terms and Relationships
EPA StandardsMethod 680, Determination of Pesticides and PCBs in Water and Soil/Sediment by Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
ICS Number Code 13.060.50 (Examination of water for chemical substances)