Method Description Sheet

Method EPA Method 612
Abstract A measured volume of sample, approximately one-liter is solvent extracted with methylene chioride using a separatory funnel. The methylene chloride extract is dried and solvent exchanged to hexane during concentration to a volume of 10 mL or less. GC conditions are described which permit the separation and measurement of the cornpounds in the extract using a halide specific detector.

Compounds Analyzed :

CAS #Compound Name
91587 2-Chloronaphthalene
95501 1,2-Dichlorobenzene
541731 1,3-Dichlorobenzene
106467 1,4-Dichlorobenzene
118741 Hexachlorobenzene
87683 Hexachlorobutadiene
77474 Hexachlorocyclopentadiene
67721 Hexachloroethane
120821 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene
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