ISO 11709:2011 specifies a method for the quantitative determination of selected coal-tar-derived phenols, namely phenol, methylphenols such as (ortho‑, meta‑, para‑)cresols, and dihydroxybenzenes such as catechol, resorcinol and hydroquinone in soil by using high performance liquid chromatography with ultraviolet/diode array (HPLC/UV/DAD) or fluorescence (HPLC/FLD) or electrochemical detection (HPLC/ELCD). It is applicable to all types of soil with contamination levels of individual phenols in the range of approximately 0,08 mg/kg to 10 mg/kg of soil.
Status : WithdrawnPublication date : 2011-05
Edition : 1Number of pages : 20
Technical Committee:Chemical and physical characterization
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