Field screening of soils contaminated with explosives using ion mobility spectrometry

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This study involved the comparison of IMS screening with EPA`s standard method for explosives, Method 8330. The US Army Corps of Engineers provided a large number of soil samples that had been collected from three locations at each of three explosive contaminated installations. The samples had been dried, ground, homogenized and analyzed in duplicate by Method 8330. Duplicate two gram aliquots of these samples were extracted with 10 mL of acetone by shaking for three minutes, allowed to settle, then analyzed by IMS for Method 8330 compounds. Half of the extracts from one location have also been analyzed in duplicate ... continued below

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Atkinson, D.A.; Crockett, A.B. & Jenkins, T.F. May 1, 1997.

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This study involved the comparison of IMS screening with EPA`s standard method for explosives, Method 8330. The US Army Corps of Engineers provided a large number of soil samples that had been collected from three locations at each of three explosive contaminated installations. The samples had been dried, ground, homogenized and analyzed in duplicate by Method 8330. Duplicate two gram aliquots of these samples were extracted with 10 mL of acetone by shaking for three minutes, allowed to settle, then analyzed by IMS for Method 8330 compounds. Half of the extracts from one location have also been analyzed in duplicate by IMS for TNT. Results from TNT contaminated soils look extremely promising. Correlation between IMS and EPA Method 8330 results was very high (r = 0.99). Based on these results, the intention is to further develop and evaluate IMS for simultaneously quantifying multiple analytes. IMS throughput and cost per sample makes it an attractive technique. The ultimate objective is to provide adequate validation data to EPA for inclusion of the method as a screening procedure in SW-846.

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OSTI as DE97052137

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  • Field analytical methods for hazardous wastes and toxic chemicals conference, Las Vegas, NV (United States), 29-31 Jan 1997

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  • Other: DE97052137
  • Report No.: INEL/CON--97-00085
  • Report No.: CONF-970113--5
  • Grant Number: AC07-94ID13223
  • DOI: 10.2172/495731 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 495731
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc676401

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Atkinson, D.A.; Crockett, A.B. & Jenkins, T.F. Field screening of soils contaminated with explosives using ion mobility spectrometry, report, May 1, 1997; Idaho Falls, Idaho. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc676401/: accessed December 11, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.