Method Description Sheet

Method EPA Method 8310
Abstract Method 8310 provides high performance liquid chromatographic (HPLC) conditions for the detection of ppb levels of certain polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons. Prior to use of this method, appropriate sample extraction techniques must be used. A 5- to 25-uL aliquot of the extract is injected into an HPLC, and compounds in the effluent are detected by ultraviolet (UV) and fluorescence detectors.

Compounds Analyzed :

CAS #Compound Name
83329 Acenaphthene
208968 Acenaphthylene
120127 Anthracene
56553 Benzo(a)anthracene
50328 Benzo(a)pyrene
205992 Benzo(b)fluoranthene
191242 Benzo(ghi)perylene
207089 Benzo(k)fluoranthene
218019 Chrysene
53703 Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene
206440 Fluoranthene
86737 Fluorene
193395 Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene
91203 Naphthalene
85018 Phenanthrene
129000 Pyrene
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