ICP-MS measurement (wide) for water samples
Determination of Be, Ba, Co, Al, Mg, Cu, Li, Mn, Ag, Sn, Ti, V, Zn, Tl, B, Hg, Mo, Fe, Ca, K, U, P, Cd, Na, Cr, Ni, Pb, Sb, As, and Se in water samples with ICP-MS-technique.
The sample is homogenized and acidified (HNO3), after which the analysis is performed from the liquid phase.
The analysis is suitable for natural waters. If the sample contains a lot of solids or the matrix is significantly different from natural water (for example waste and industrial waters), this method should not be used.
The concentration of each element is reported in µg/l.
More information about the method family:Atomic Fluorescence Spectroscopy (AFS)ICP-MS Analysis (ICP-MS)
- Suitable sample matrices
- Natural water
- Minimum sample amount
- 60 ml
- Typical turnaround time
- 2 weeks after receiving the samples
- Detection limit
- Be: 0.2 µg / l Ba: 0.5 µg / l Co: 0.5 µg / l Al: 5 µg / l Mg: 3 µg / l Cu: 1 µg / l Li: 1 µg / l Mn: 0.5 µg / l Ag: 1 µg / l Sn: 1 µg / l Ti: 1 µg / l V: 1 µg / l Zn: 2 µg / l Tl: 0.5 µg / l B: 10 µg / l Hg: 0.005 µg / l Mo: 1 µg / l Fe: 2 µg / l Ca: 50 µg / l K: 50 µg / l U: 0.1 µg / l P: 50 µg / l Cd: 0.02 µg / l Na: 30 µg / l Cr: 0.2 µg / l Ni: 2 µg / l Pb: 0.5 µg / l As: 1 µg / l Se: 1 µg / l
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- Accredited test method
- Device types
- Method expert
- Mirva Hirvi
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