EPA Method 0030

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EPA Method 0030:
VOLATILE ORGANIC SAMPLING TRAIN

Summary:
This method describes the collection of volatile principal organic hazardous constituents (POHCs) from the stack gas effluents of hazardous waste incinerators. For the purpose of definition, volatile POHCs are those POHCs with boiling points less than 100EC. If the boiling point of a POHC of interest is less than 30EC, the POHC may break through the sorbent under the conditions of the sample collection procedure.

Scope:
This method is applicable to the determination of volatile POHCs in the stack gas effluent of hazardous waste incinerators. This method is designed for use in calculating destruction and removal efficiency (DRE) for the volatile POHCs and to enable a determination that DRE values for removal of the volatile POHCs are equal to or greater than 99.99%.