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NIST Intercomparison Program for Organic Contaminants in the Marine Environment: Description and Results of 2005 Organic Intercomparison Exercises

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Author(s)

Michele M. Schantz, John R. Kucklick, Reenie M. Parris, Dianne L. Poster, Stephen A. Wise

Abstract

In support of marine monitoring measurement programs, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) conducts interlaboratory comparison exercises to provide one mechanism for participating laboratories/monitoring programs to evaluate the quality and comparability of their performance in measuring selected organic contaminants in environmental samples. In this report, results of the 2005 exercises of the NIST Intercomparison Exercise Program for Organic Contaminants in the Marine Environment are described in which selected polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congeners, chlorinated pesticides, and polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) congeners were determined in Mussel Tissue XII and Marine Sediment XIII exercise materials. The analytical methods used by each participating laboratory in this performance-based program are also summarized.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7340
Report Number
7340

Keywords

interlaboratory study, mussel tissue, PAHs, PBDEs, PCBs, pesticides, sediment

Citation

Schantz, M. , Kucklick, J. , Parris, R. , Poster, D. and Wise, S. (2006), NIST Intercomparison Program for Organic Contaminants in the Marine Environment: Description and Results of 2005 Organic Intercomparison Exercises, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.IR.7340 (Accessed May 30, 2024)

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Created June 1, 2006, Updated November 10, 2018