Inorganic Chemicals

Sampling Procedure for Bromide and Bromate — One 250 ml Plastic Bottle
  • Remove container cap from 250 ml plastic container. Do not put cap face down or in pocket.
  • Do not allow inside of cap, inside of container or bottle threads to be touched by any object.
  • Do not rinse bottle.
  • Fill bottle above the shoulder.
  • Screw cap on securely.
  • These analytes do not have temperature requirements.
Sampling Procedure for Chloride and Chlorate — One 250 ml Glass Bottle
  • Remove container cap from 250 ml plastic container. Do not put cap face down or in pocket.
  • Do not allow inside of cap, inside of container or bottle threads to be touched by any object.
  • The Teflon side of the septum must be facing the sample (Teflon side is smooth and shiny).
  • Do not rinse bottle.
  • Fill bottle above the shoulder.
  • Screw cap on securely.
  • These analytes do not have temperature requirements.
Sampling Procedure for Color, Turbidity — One 250 ml Plastic Bottle
  • Remove container cap from 250 ml plastic container. Do not put cap face down or in pocket.
  • Do not allow inside of cap, inside of container or bottle threads to be touched by any object.
  • Do not rinse bottle.
  • Fill bottle to the very top leaving as little air space as possible.
  • Screw cap on securely.
  • Samples must be chilled during shipment and must not exceed 6 °C after collection.
  • Sample temperature will be confirmed to be at or below 6°C when samples are received at the laboratory.
Sampling Procedure for Fluoride — One 250 ml Plastic Bottle
  • Remove container cap from 250 ml plastic container. Do not put cap face down or in pocket.
  • Do not allow inside of cap, inside of container or bottle threads to be touched by any object.
  • Do not rinse bottle.
  • Fill bottle to the very top leaving as little air space as possible.
  • Screw cap on securely.
  • Samples must be chilled during shipment and must not exceed 6 °C after collection.
  • Sample temperature will be confirmed to be at or below 6°C when samples are received at the laboratory.
Sampling Procedure for Lead and Copper — One 1000 ml Plastic Bottle
  • Remove container cap from 1000 ml plastic container. Do not put cap face down or in pocket.
  • Do not allow inside of cap, inside of container or bottle threads to be touched by any object.
  • Do not rinse bottle it may have a preservative in it.
  • Fill bottle above the shoulder.
  • Screw cap on securely.
  • These anaytes do not have temperature requirements.
Sampling Procedure for Metals (Exception Lead and Copper) — One 250 ml Plastic Bottle
  • Remove container cap from 250 ml plastic container. Do not put cap face down or in pocket.
  • Do not allow inside of cap, inside of container or bottle threads to be touched by any object.
  • Do not rinse bottle it may have a preservative in it.
  • Fill bottle above the shoulder.
  • Screw cap on securely.
  • These analytes do not have temperature requirements.
Sampling Procedure for Nitrate, Nitrite, Chloride, Sulfate and Ortho-Phosphate — One 250 ml Plastic Bottle
  • Remove container cap from 250 ml plastic container. Do not put cap face down or in pocket.
  • Do not allow inside of cap, inside of container or bottle threads to be touched by any object.
  • Do not rinse bottle.
  • Fill bottle above the shoulder.
  • Screw cap on securely.
  • Samples must be chilled during shipment and must not exceed 6 °C after collection.
  • Sample temperature will be confirmed to be at or below 6°C when samples are received at the laboratory.
Sampling Procedure for Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen — One 250 ml Plastic Bottle
  • Remove container cap from 250 ml plastic container. Do not put cap face down or in pocket.
  • Do not allow inside of cap, inside of container or bottle threads to be touched by any object.
  • Do not rinse bottle it may have a preservative in it.
  • Fill bottle above the shoulder.
  • Screw cap on securely.
  • This anayte does not have temperature requirements.
Sampling Procedure Specific Conductivity — One 250 ml Plastic Bottle
  • Remove container cap from 250 ml plastic container. Do not put cap face down or in pocket.Do not allow inside of cap, inside of container or bottle threads to be touched by any object.
  • Do not rinse bottle.
  • Fill bottle to the very top leaving as little air space as possible.
  • Screw cap on securely.
  • Samples must be chilled during shipment and must not exceed 6 °C after collection.
  • Sample temperature will be confirmed to be at or below 6°C when samples are received at the laboratory.
Sampling Procedure for Solids (TDS,TSS,TS,TSES,TFS and TVS) — One 1000 ml Plastic Bottle
  • Remove container cap from 1000 ml plastic container. Do not put cap face down or in pocket.
  • Do not allow inside of cap, inside of container or bottle threads to be touched by any object.
  • Do not rinse bottle it may have a preservative in it.
  • Fill bottle above the shoulder.
  • Screw cap on securely.
  • Samples must be chilled during shipment and must not exceed 6 °C after collection.
  • Sample temperature will be confirmed to be at or below 6°C when samples are received at the laboratory.