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Certification of Standard Reference Material® 1936 Great Lakes Sediment



Jacqueline Bangma, Debra Ellisor, Michael Ellisor, N. Alan Heckert, Jennifer Hoguet, Kevin Huncik, Jennifer Ness, Jessica Reiner


Standard Reference Material (SRM) 1936 Great Lakes Sediment is intended for 1) use in validating calibration and validation materials for sediment analysis methods and 2) value assigning in house produced control materials analyzed using those methods. A unit of SRM 1936 consists of one bottle containing approximately 50 g of radiation-sterilized, dried sediment from Milwaukee Bay, WI, USA. This publication documents the production, analytical methods, and statistical evaluations used to characterize this material.
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 260-215
Report Number


Fresh-water sediment, Standard Reference Material (SRM), Perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS), Polyaromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)


Bangma, J. , Ellisor, D. , Ellisor, M. , Heckert, N. , Hoguet, J. , Huncik, K. , Ness, J. and Reiner, J. (2021), Certification of Standard Reference Material® 1936 Great Lakes Sediment, Special Publication (NIST SP), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online],, (Accessed April 16, 2024)
Created September 23, 2021, Updated November 29, 2022