Method Description Sheet

Method EPA Method 606
Title Phthalate Esters
Abstract A measured volume of sample approximately 1 liter is solvent extracted with methylene chloride using a separatory funnel. The methylene chloride extract is dried and exchanged to hexane during concentration to a volume of 10 mL or less. Gas chromatographic conditions are described which permit the separation and measurement of the compunds in the extract by electron capture gas chromatography.

Compounds Analyzed :

CAS #Compound Name
117817 Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthtalate
85687 Butyl benzyl phthtalate
84742 Di-n-butyl phthtalate
84662 Diethyl phthtalate
131113 Dimethyl phthtalate
117840 Di-n-octyl phthtalate
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