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Links to Analytical Methods

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Compiliation of Analytical Methods
Select Manufacturer Application Notes

Analytical Methods

The following on-line resources are some that I find useful. The emphasis on environmental applications is simply because the methods are available on-line. The compilations listed at the end require subscriptions, so check your library. You will find other sources and handbooks for clinical analysis, food chemistry, etc in your library.

EPA Test Method Collections

Analytical Methods Developed by the Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water
Clean Water Act Analytical Methods (wastewater and environmental samples)

Hazardous Waste - Test Methods (SW-846, solid waste, also includes chapters on Quality Control, Sampling, etc)
Environmental Chemistry Methods

National Environmental Methods Index (USGS and EPA)

Index of Sampling and Analytical Methods (OSHA, mostly air sampling methods):

USDA Chemistry Laboratory Guidebook (methods for additives, nutrients, and residues in food):

Virginia Dept Forensic Science -  Manuals and Procedures (examples of many types of analytical methods)


Hardcopy Compilations

  • Official Methods of Analysis 18th Ed Revision 3 2010 - Print Dr. William Horwitz, and Dr. George Latimer, Jr. Editors AOAC International

  • Standard Methods for the Examination of Water & Wastewater: Centennial Edition (Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater) (Hardcover) ~ Andrew D. Eaton (Editor), Lenore S. Clesceri (Editor), Eugene W. Rice (Editor), Arnold E. Greenberg (Editor), Mary Ann H. Franson (Editor) American Public Health Association; 21 Har/Cdr edition (October 15, 2005) Language: English ISBN-10: 0875530478 ISBN-13: 978-0875530475

  • Methods of Soil Analysis. Part 3. Chemical Methods (Soil Science Society of America Book Series, No. 5) (Hardcover) ~ Donald L. Sparks (Author, Editor)

  • Standard Methods for the Examination of Dairy Products (Hardcover) ~ Michael Wehr; PhD and Joseph F. Frank; PhD (Author, Editor) American Public Health Association; 17th edition (June 1, 2004) Language: English ISBN-10: 0875530028 ISBN-13: 978-0875530024

  • United States Pharmacopeia National Formulary (USP-NF) Rockville, Md. : United States Pharmacopeial Convention, Inc.,

Manufacturer Application Notes

Hach Water Analysis Handbook

see also Hach Support Page (searchable database)

Perkin-Elmer Application-Notes

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments: Application Notes

Sigma-Aldrich Application Notes (HPLC)

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