Method Description Sheet

Method EPA Method 8040
Abstract Method 8040 provides gas chromatographic conditions for the detection of phenolic compounds. Prior to analysis, samples must be extracted using appropriate techniques (see Chapter Two for guidance). Both neat and diluted organic liquids (Method 3580, Waste Dilution) may be analyzed by direct injection. A 2 to 5 4L sample is injected into a gas chromatograph using the solvent flush technique, and compounds in the GC effluent are detected by a flame ionization detector (FID).

Compounds Analyzed :

CAS #Compound Name
88857 2-sec-Butyl-4,6-dinitrophenol(DNBP, Dinoseb)
59507 4-Chloro-3-methylphenol
95578 2-Chlorophenol
131895 2-Cyclohexyl-4,6-dinitrophenol
120832 2,4-Dichlorophenol
87650 2,6-Dichlorophenol
105679 2,4-Dimethylphenol
51285 2,4-Dinitrophenol
534521 2-Methyl-4,6-dinitrophenol
88755 2-Nitrophenol
100027 4-Nitrophenol
87865 Pentachlorophenol
108952 Phenol
58902 2,3,4,6-Tetrachlorophenol
95954 2,4,5-Trichlorophenol
88062 2,4,6-Trichlorophenol
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