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Preparation of Reference Material 8504, Transformer Oil



Dianne L. Poster, Michele M. Schantz, Stephen A. Wise


A new reference material (RM), RM 8504, has been prepared for use as a diluent oil with Aroclors in transformer oil Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) 3075-3080 or SRM 3090 when developing and validating methods for the determination of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) as Aroclors in transformer oil or similar matrices. SRMs 3075-3080 and SRM 3090 consist of individual Aroclors in the same transformer oil that was used to prepare RM 8504. A unit of RM 8504 consists of one bottle containing approximately 100 mL of transformer oil. No additional constituents have been added to the oil.
Journal of Research (NIST JRES) -
110 No. 6


Aroclors, diluent, diluent oil, PCBs, Reference Materials, transformer oil


Poster, D. , Schantz, M. and Wise, S. (2006), Preparation of Reference Material 8504, Transformer Oil, Journal of Research (NIST JRES), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD (Accessed May 27, 2024)


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Created February 1, 2006, Updated February 19, 2017