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Totals: Hg


This method is quantitative for mercury utilizing nitric acid and potassium permanganate digestion, and determination by Vapor Generation Inductively-Coupled Plasma Emission Spectrometer (VG-ICP). The method has a detection limit of approximately 2 ug/L.

Sample amount requested:  30 mL
Questions concerning limited sample size can be answered by the UC Davis Analytical laboratory.

Melton, Larry.  January 26, 2000. Mercury Quantitation by Hydride Generation ICP. CAHFS Toxicology Laboratory Standard Operating Procedure. HGVICP ver 04.