Identification and characterization of conservative organic tracers for use as hydrologic tracers for the Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Study; Progress report, June 1--December 31, 1990 Page: 3 of 125
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INITIAL TRACER EVALUATIONS
COMPOUND DETECTION VARIABILITY
NAME LIMIT* (AT DET.LIM.)
2-Fluoro- 100 ppb 8.35%
Trans 2,5-Difluoro- 100 ppb 7.05%
3,5-Difluoro- 100 ppb 3.75%
Alpha Fluoro- 100 ppb 5.18%
4-Fluoro- 100 ppb 5.78%
Trans 3-Fluoro- 100 ppb 4.33%
Trans 2,4-Difluoro- 100 ppb 9.52%
2,6-Difluoro- 100 ppb 6.93%
3,4-Difluoro- 100 ppb 13.32%
Salicylic acid*** 10 ppb 3.77%
5-Fluoro- 10 ppb 6.95%
3,5-Dichloro- 25 ppb 4.35%
,.5-Diiodo- 1 ppm 6.24%
* See table 2 for analytical conditions.
** These compounds eluted so closely at all practical solvent mixtures, that they were removed
from further consideration at this time.
** The Salicylic acid was removed from further consideration at this time for two reasons: the
Salicylic and 5-Fluorosalicylic acids co-eluted at all practical solvent mixtures, and it was
thought that the Salicylic acid would decompose more rapidly than the other Salicylic acids;
so the 5-Fluorosalicylic acid was chosen as the better candidate of the two.
** 3,5-Diiodo Salicvlic acid was removed from further consideration because of poor sensitiviv.
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Stetzenbach, K. J. Identification and characterization of conservative organic tracers for use as hydrologic tracers for the Yucca Mountain Site Characterization Study; Progress report, June 1--December 31, 1990, report, December 1990; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc627702/m1/3/: accessed November 13, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.