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NIOSH Analytical Method, Beryllium and Beryllium Compounds (as Be), S339 (Set N).
NIOSH 1976 Sep:8 pages
A method is described for the analysis of beryllium (7440417) and beryllium compounds in the air by drawing a known volume of air through a cellulose membrane filter to collect the analyte, followed by acid digestion and determination of beryllium with an atomic absorption spectrophotometer. Data are given on the principle, range and sensitivity, precision, accuracy, advantages and disadvantages of the method. Also described are the apparatus, reagents and procedure used; analysis of samples; interferences; calibration and standards; and calculations.
NIOSH-Analytical-Method; Analytical-Method; Standards-Completion-Program; Analytical-methods; Standards; Air-quality-measurement; Light-metals; Sampling; SCP; Set-N; Microanalysis;
Division of Physical Sciences and Engineering, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, 8 pages, 3 references
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