International Standard
ISO 9855:1993
Ambient air — Determination of the particulate lead content of aerosols collected on filters — Atomic absorption spectrometric method
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ISO 9855:1993
Edition 1
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ISO 9855:1993
Published (Edition 1, 1993)
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2020. Therefore this version remains current.

ISO 9855:1993

ISO 9855:1993
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The principle of the method specified is based on digesting with acid the particulate material collected on a filter, solubilizing any lead present und analysing the sample solution by atomic absorption spectrometry (AAS). The method is applicable to ambient air samples with particulate lead contents, such that the amount of deposited particulate lead collected on the filter is greater than 1 µg if flame AAS is used. Final determination by graphite furnace AAS allows measurement of quantities of less than 1 µg, but is only applicable after experimental validation of detection limits.

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  •  : Published
     : 1993-10
    : International Standard confirmed [90.93]
  •  : 1
     : 7
  • ISO/TC 146/SC 3
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