EPA Method 282.1

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EPA Method 282.1:
Tin by Flame AA. Official Name: Tin (Atomic Absorption, Direct Aspiration)

Summary:
A sample prepared according to EPA Method 200.0 is analyzed using a flame atomic absorption spectrometer. Specifications for instrument operation and preparation of standards are provided in the method.

Scope:
This method determines tin by flame atomic absorption spectrometry. Sample pretreatment according to EPA Method 200.0 determines the applicability.

Citation:
Methods for the Chemical Analysis of Water and Wastes (MCAWW) (EPA/600/4-79/020)

Interferences:
For interferences see EPA Method 200.0.

QC Requirements:
QC requirements for drinking water procedures are provided in method 200.0

Maximum Holding Time:
6 months (MCAWW, Table 1).

Media:
WATER

Subcategory:
Inorganic

Concentration:
10 - 300 mg/L (optimal range); 4 mg/L (sensitivity).

Sample Prep:
200

Precision:
Precision and accuracy were calculated using analyses of fortified mixed industrial-domestic waste effluent. Data at additional concentrations are available in the method.

Detection:
The DL is to be considered the minimum working limit achievable with this method.

Revision Number:
Issued 1974; Editorial Revision 1978