Recovery test for concrete or brick with materials distribution, impurities and floating impurities (843/2017)

The Finnish Government Decree on the Recovery of Certain Wastes in Earth Construction (843/2017) is specifying the conditions within which the use of certain waste in earth construction does not require an environmental permit in accordance with the Environmental Protection Act (527/2014). This requires the measurement of a specific set of analyzes from the waste material. Our recovery testing of concrete or brick includes the following set of analyzes: • Sample crushing to 4 mm • Dry matter (%) • Leaching test (EN 12457-3:2002) • Soluble metals (As, Ba, Cd, Cr, Cu, Hg, Mo, Ni, V, Pb, Sb, Se, Zn) (mg / kg) • PAH compounds (mg / kg) • PCB compounds (mg / kg) • Mineral oil, C10-C40 (mg / kg) • Chloride, Cl (mg / kg) • Fluoride, F (mg / kg) • Sulphate, SO4 (mg / kg) • Dissolved organic carbon, DOC (mg / kg) • Materials distribution • Impurities and floating impurities

Suitable sample matrices
Concrete or brick
Minimum sample amount
10 l bucket full of sample
Typical turnaround time
3 weeks after receiving the samples
Quality system
Accredited test method, Accredited testing laboratory
Device families
Method expert
Mirva Hirvi
Mirva Hirvi
Price (VAT 0)
First sample: 833 €
Additional samples: 725 € per sample

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