UNEP DATABANK OF LABORATORIES ANALYZING PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS
"POPS LABORATORY DATABANK"

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SUBJECT COMMENT
Methods usedThe laboratory uses in-house method to identify basic POPs for Solid Abiotic (Residues, Soil, Sediment, Product), which is "Extraction by Twisselman. Clean up with Florisil column and GC-ECD analysis."
Methods usedThe laboratory uses in-house method to identify basic POPs for Aqueous (Effluents, Water), which is "Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater 20 th edition 1998."
Methods usedThe laboratory uses the following methods to identify basic POPs for Biota (Vegetation, Food, Feed), which are "- Deutsche Lebensmitted Rundschau, 73 Jahrg, September 1997. (Oil and fat) and GC ECD analysis. - AOAC Official Methods of Analysis 1990 15th Ed Method 970.52 (cereals) and GC ECD analysis. - Extraction performed by Quechers method, (milk) and GC-ECD analysis."
Participation in inter-laboratory comparison studiesThe laboratory has participated in BIPM-CCQM-K95 (coordinator) for Endosulfan beta and sulfate analysis for Tea in 2012.
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