Analytical Chemistry of PCBs (2nd Revised edition)

Analytical Chemistry of PCBs (2nd Revised edition)

By: Mitchell D. Erickson (author)Hardback

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This updated and expanded Second Edition of Dr. Erickson's Analytical Chemistry of PCBs appears a decade after the first and is completely revised and updated. The changes from the First Edition reflect the significant growth in the area and a growing appreciation of the importance of PCB analysis to our culture. This book is a comprehensive review of the analytical chemistry of PCBs. It is part history, part annotated bibliography, part comparison, and part guidance. Featuring a new chapter on analyst/customer interactions and several new appendices, the Second Edition is an invaluable resource for both chemists with no experience in PCB analysis and seasoned PCB researchers. All topics have been more thoroughly treated and updated in this new edition to reflect advances made in the last decade, especially:

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Introduction Overview of PCB Properties, Uses, and Occurrence Regulatory History Analytical Chemistry of PCBs Physical, Chemical, Commercial, Environmental, and Biological Properties Introduction PCB Nomenclature Physical Properties Synthesis and Standards Production and Use Environmental Occurrence Environmental Transport and Fate Destruction, Degradation, and Metabolism Toxicology Occupational Exposure and Its Effects Analytical Procedures U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Procedures ANSI and ASTM Procedures Procedures for Food and Fish Procedures for Byproduct Analysis Future Needs Sample Collection and Storage Sampling Design Water Air Natural Gas in Pipelines Soils and Sediments Other Solids Surfaces Oil, Dielectric Fluids, Etc. Biological Samples Extraction General Considerations Water Sewage and Sludge Sediment and Soil Air Blood Animal and Plant Tissues Paper Products Oils Wipes and Other Bulk Samples Ancillary Considerations Cleanup Adsorbent Column Chromatography High Performance Liquid Chromatography Thin-Layer Chromatography Adsorbent Slurry Techniques Gel Permeation Chromatography Liquid-Liquid Partitioning Chemical Degradation Cleanup and Oil Samples Sulfur Removal Comparison of Cleanup Techniques Criteria for Choice of a Cleanup Technique Validation of Cleanup Techniques Future Needs Determination Criteria for Choice of Techniques Gas Chromatography Thin-Layer Chromatography High Performance Liquid Chromatography Supercritical Fluid Chromatography Nonchromatographic Methods Confirmation Field Analyses Screening Summary Data Reduction Qualitative Quantitative Data Reporting Potential Improvements in Data Reduction Quality Assurance General Considerations Special Considerations in PCB Analyses Previous QC Measures Recommended QA/QC Measures Potential Improvements in QA Collaborative Studies Wildlife Chicken Fat and Fish Paperboard Marine Sediments Quantitation Techniques and Milk Paper Mill Effluent Ambient Air Wet Lake Sediment Naturally Contaminated Dry Sediments Dry Pigments Insulating Oils Byproducts from Industrial Processes Bovine Serum Byproducts in a Chlorinated Aromatic Waste Herring Lubricating Oils Municipal and Industrial Wastewater PCBs in Oil PCBs in Mineral Oil by ASTM D 4059 Eel Fat Extracts Transformer Oils Homologs in Water, Soil, and Sediment by GC/MS Oil Soxtec Extraction of Soils Congeners in Solution Aroclor 1260 in Soil Preparation of Calibration Solutions Pipeline Condensates Specific Congeners in Milk Non- and Mono-Ortho-Substituted Congeners in Herring Oil GC/Ion Trap MS Evaluation Procurement and Execution of PCB Analyses Responsibilities of the Requester Responsibilities of the Analyst Procurement of PCB Analyses Bibliography Appendices Nomenclature of PCBs Composition of Some Commercial PCB Mixtures Mass Spectral Characteristics of PCBs GC/ECD Chromatograms of Aroclor Mixtures PCB Information Package from EPA TSCA Assistance Information Service Materials Safety Data Sheet for PCBs, Monsanto Company Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) Database Terms and Abbreviations Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 24/01/1997
  • ISBN13: 9780873719230
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 688
  • ID: 9780873719230
  • weight: 1428
  • ISBN10: 0873719239
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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