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Document ID (ISN)68249
CIS number 97-159
ISSN - Serial title 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Schlecht P.C., Groff J.H., Feng A., Song R.
Title Laboratory and analytical method performance of lead measurements in paint chips, soils, and dusts
Bibliographic information Nov. 1996, Vol.57, No.11, p.1035-1043. 36 ref.
Abstract The U.S. National Lead Laboratory Accreditation Program (NLLAP) recognizes laboratories capable of analyzing lead in paints, soils and dusts. NLLAP requires successful participation in the Environmental Lead Proficiency Analytical Testing (ELPAT) programme. This study summarizes the performance of laboratories over the first three years (1992-1995) of the ELPAT programme. During this period, 92 to 93% of participating laboratories met the ELPAT proficiency criteria for paint chips, soils and dust wipe analysis. Differences in laboratory performance, analytical techniques and instrumentation are discussed.
Descriptors (primary) USA; sampling and analysis; test laboratories; lead
Descriptors (secondary) evaluation of results; accuracy
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Lead and compounds
Inorganic substances