LIST of ENVIRONMENTAL Wet Chemistry TESTS AVAILABLE FROM MAI

Compound

US EPA Method

Alternative Method*

Acidity

305.1

SM2310 B

AGPmax, AGP, Acid Generating Potential

600/2-78-054

 

ANP, Acid Neutralizing Potential

600/2-78-054

 

Alkalinity, total

310.1

SM2320 B

Alkalinity, speciated

310.1

SM2320 B

Ammonia as N

350.1, 350.3

SM4500-NH3 BFG, SM4500NH3 D

Ammonia, unionized

calc. from total ammonia, pH & temp.

SM8010 F

Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD / cBOD)

405.1

SM5210 B

Bottom Sediments and Water (B S & W)

---

ASTM D 1796-97

Carbon, DOC, IC, POC, TC, TOC

415.3, 9060A

SM5310 B

Carbon Dioxide, air or free CO2,aq

415.3, + pH + SM4500-CO2 D

SM5310 B or SM2320 B, + pH + SM4500-CO2 D

Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC) & Exchangeable / Available Cations & Metals

9081, 9080

SSSA

Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD)

See COD

 

Chloride (potentiometric)

---

SM4500-Cl- D

Chlorine, residual, specific form (incl.. ClO2)

330.2

SM4500-Cl DE

Chlorine Dioxide

---

SM4500-ClO2 C

Chlorophyll a & b

---

SM10200 H

Chromium VI

see Hexachrome

 

COD (Chemical Oxygen Demand)

410.4

SM5220 D / E / Walkley-Black modified

Color, Apparent

110.2 (non-DW)

SM2120 B (DW only)

Color, % Transmission

---

SM5910 Bm / City of Mt. View

Conductivity

120.1, 9050A

SM2510, CA Test 424m

Corrosivity, Hazardous Waste Classification

See RCI

 

Corrosivity Towards Structural Elements

See Resistivity

 

Corrosivity Towards Steel

1110A

 

Cyanide, Amenable

335.1, 9012B / Kelada-01, 335.4

SM4500-CN- G

Cyanide, total

335.2, 335.3 / Kelada-01, 335.4; 9010C & 9012B

SM4500-CN- ABCE

Cyanide, total solid

9010C & 9012B

SM4500-CN- ABCN

Cyanide, extractable solid

9013-9010C & 9014 / 9012B

---

Cyanide, soluble

---

SM4500-CN- ABCE

Cyanide, WAD, solids

---

SM4500-CN- ABCE

Dissolved Organic Carbon (DOC)

See Carbon, DOC

 

Dissolved Oxygen

360.1

SM4500-O G

Ferrous Iron

---

SM 3500-Fe B4c

Flash Point

1010

---

Fluoride, Distilled (only if 300.1 inappropriate)

 

SM 4500F- BD

Foaming Agents, Dissolved Anionic / MBAS Surfactants

425.1

SM5540 C

Foaming Agents, Dissolved Cationic / PBAS Surfactants

---

MAI

Foaming Agents, Dissolved Non-ionic / CTAS Surfactants

---

SM5540 BD

Free Fatty Acids

 

AOAC 940.28

General Mineral

Alkalinity (speciated), Ca, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, Na, Cl-, SO4-2, EC, pH, TDS

General Physical

Color, Odor, Turbidity

Hardness

200.7 & SM2340B

200.7 & SM2340 B

Hexachrome

7196A

SM3500Cr B

Hydrogen Peroxide

---

MAI - colorimetric

Ignitability

1010

---

Inorganic Carbon

See Carbon, IC

 

Karl Fischer Water

9000

---

Langlier Index / SI / Aggressivity Index

---

SM2330 B

Lignin

See Tannin & Lignin

 

MBAS (Foaming Agents /Anionic Surfactants)

See Foaming Agents

 

Moisture

---

ASTM D2216-92

Nitrogen, Ammonia

350.1, 350.2, 350.3

SM4500-NH3 BDFG

Nitrogen, Ammonia, unionized

calc. from ammonia, total & pH

 

Nitrogen, Nitrate + Nitrite

353.2

SM4500-NO3- F

Nitrogen, Nitrite

353.2

SM4500-NO3- F

Nitrogen, Organic

351.2 + 350.1

SM4500-Norg AD + 4500- NH3 B F/G

Nitrogen, TKN

351.2

SM4500-Norg AD

Nitrogen, total

415.3 by combustion

---

Nitrogen, total

351.2 + 353.2 / 300.1 (TKN + NO3- + NO2-)

SM4500-Norg BD + SM4500-NO3- F

Nitrogen, Total, by modified TKN

351.2m

SM4500-Norg BDm / SSSA #5-3 chpt. 37

Nitrogen, total

---

SM4500-N BC (UV / Persulfate oxidation)

Odor

140.1

SM2150B

ORP (Oxidation-Reduction Potential)

---

SM2580 B

Ozone

---

SM4500-O3 B

Paint Filter Test

9095B

---

pH

150.1, 9045D

SM4500H+ B / CTM 643

Phenolics, Total

420.1, 420.2, 420.4

SM5530 BCD

Phosphorous, available (Olsen)

 

UCD ANR 340 + SM4500-P E

Phosphorous, dissolved

365.1, 365.3, 365.4

SM4500-P BEF

Phosphorous, hydrolyzable

365.1, 365.3, 365.4

SM4500-P BEF

Phosphorous, organic

365.1, 365.3, 365.4

SM4500-P BEF

Phosphorous, ortho

365.1, 365.3, 365.4

SM4500-P BEF

Phosphorous, total

365.1, 365.3, 365.4

SM4500-P BEF; AOAC; SSSA

Phosphorous, total

---

SM4500-P I

Physical Properties of Soil

 

 

Air-filled void space

---

API 40RP

Bulk Density

---

SSSA #5

FOC / TOC

415.3

SM5310 B

Moisture

---

SSSA #5

Porosity

---

SSSA #5

Purgable Organic Carbon, POC

See Carbon, POC

 

RCI: Reactivity, Corrosivity & Ignitability

SW-846, Chapter 7

---

Resistivity, soil (includes pH, Cl- & SO4-2)

---

CTM 643

Salinity

---

SSSA

Saturated Extraction (Saturated paste or 1g : 2ml DI)

---

SSSA

Settleable Solids (SS)

See Solids, Settleable

 

SI

See Langlier Index

 

Silica, Reactive

---

SM4500-SiO2 D

Sodium Adsorption Ratio (SAR, SARe)

---

SSSA

Solids, Dissolved (TDS)

160.1

SM2540 C

Solids, Fixed Dissolved (FDS)

 

SM2540 CE

Solids, Settleable (SS)

160.5

SM2540 F

Solids, Total (TS)

160.3

SM2540 B

Solids, Suspended (TSS)

160.2

SM2540 D

Solids, Volatile (TVS)

160.4

SM2540 E

Specific Gravity

---

ASTM, MAI

Sulfide, aqueous

376.2, 9034

SM4500-S-2 DFI

Sulfide, solids: acid soluble or acid insoluble

9030B & 9034 / 376.2

SM4500-S-2 D

Sulfide, extractable

9030B-9031 & 9034 / 376.2

SM4500-S-2 D

Sulfite by titration

---

SM4500-SO3-2 B

Sulfite by IC

300.0

MAI

Sulfur, total

415.1m

---

Surfactants, anionic

See Foaming Agents, anionic

 

Surfactants, cationic

See Foaming Agents, cationic

 

Surfactants, non-ionic

See Foaming Agents, non-ionic

 

Suspended Matter

160.5

SM2540 F

Tannin & Lignin

---

SM5550 B

TDS

See Total Dissolved Solids

 

TKN as N (Total Kjeldahal Nitrogen)

See Nitrogen, TKN

 

Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)

See Solids, Dissolved

 

Total Nitrogen (TN)

See Nitrogen, total

 

Total Organic Carbon (TOC)

see Carbon, TOC

 

Total Solids (TS)

See Solids, Total

 

Total Suspended Solids (TSS)

See Solids, Total Suspended

 

Total Volatile Solids (TVS)

See Solids, Total Volatile

 

Turbidity

180.1

SM2130 B

UV254

---

SM5910 B

Water in Solvents

See Karl Fischer Water

 

VCC (Volatile Coating Content)

D24

 

          Many other alternate methods are available from USGS, SSSA, AOAC, etc. that are not listed here. See the following technical summary for a partial list

          Gray indicates that MAI has dropped this method from our state certification