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Hotlines, Guides and Other Resources for SW-846 Test Methods

The SW-846 documents found at this site are complete copies of the published versions and thus include all figures and tables. The files are retrievable in the Portable Document Format (PDF) and it is recommended that you use the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader (or Writer) to view or download the files in order to avoid error codes. The amount of time it takes to view the file will depend on the size of the file. 

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Resources and Hotlines
For information on EPA monitoring methods, feel free to contact the designated Agency service listed below.

RCRA Hazardous Waste Test Methods (SW-846)

MICE Service Phone Number...........................703 821-4690
MICE Service Fax Number...............................703 698-6101
MICE Service E-mail...........................[email protected]
OSW Methods Team............................. ...........703 308-8855

RCRA/Superfund/EPCRA/UST Hotline.......800 424-9346
Safe Drinking Water Hotline.........................800 426-4791
CWA Wastewater Methods............................703 519-1140
Office of Water Resources Center................202 260-7786
Clean Air Technology Center.........................919 541-0800

For a more extensive list of EPA Hotlines, go to: www.epa.gov/epahome/hotline.htm


Guidance Documents

Guidance for the Sampling and Analysis of Municipal Waste Combustion Ash for the Toxicity Characteristic (EPA530-R-95-036)
Document can be ordered by calling the RCRA Hotline at 800 424-9346 or, in the Washington, DC, area, call 703 412-9810.

RCRA Ground-Water Monitoring: Draft Technical Guidance (EPA530R-93-001)
This document contains up to date guidance on how to perform groundwater monitoring for the RCRA program. The document is available from NTIS, 800 553-6847
 ( NTIS Environmental Test Methods and Guidance).


Other EPA Methods
In addition to SW-846 methods, the following methods are also available from EPA:

Methods for Chemical Analysis of Water and Wastes
Document contains methods for the analysis of inorganics in drinking water. A hard copy can be purchased from the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), 800 553-6847. It is included on the "Methods and Guidance for Analysis of Water"CD-ROM available from NTIS
 ( NTIS Environmental Test Methods and Guidance).

The 500 series
Methods for the analysis of organics in drinking water are available through NTIS as a hard copy. All of the 500 series methods are included on the "Methods and Guidance for Analysis of Water" CD-ROM available from NTIS, 800 553-6847
 ( NTIS Environmental Test Methods and Guidance).

The 600 series
Methods for the analysis of organics in water and wastewater are published in 40CFR Part 136, and are available in hard copy form from NTIS, 800 553-6847. It is included on the "Methods and Guidance for Analysis of Water" CD-ROM available from NTIS
 ( NTIS Environmental Test Methods and Guidance).

The 1600 series
These methods include the original EPA slope dilution methods for organics as well as many newer methods for other analytes.

Methods and Guidance for the Analysis of Water CD-ROM
This documents contains the 100's through the 600's and 1600 series methods. The CD is available from NTIS, 800 553-6847
 ( NTIS Environmental Test Methods and Guidance).


Links to Other Relevant Sites

The Office of Air Quality Standards & Planning (OAQPS) site provides information about methods that measure air emissions.

The Environmental Test Methods and Guidance site links to many other pages with test methods information, including water and air.

The Office of Water Office of Science and Technology site provides information about water methods.

The EPA Quality System Documents site contains quality system documents for EPA and non-EPA organizations including guidance on the data quality objective (DQO) process

 

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