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This report describes the preparation of a plankton reference material, the homogeneity and stability studies and the analytical work performed for the certification of the contents of some trace elements. The report contains all the results and gives the methods used to certify the contents (mass fractions expressed as microg/g on a dry matter basis) of As (6.82), Cd (0.383), Cr (23.8), Cu (29.5), Hg (0.276), Mn (299), Ni (18.8), Pb (3.97), Se (1.75), V (8.10) and Zn (112). Indicative values are given for Co, K, Fe, Mo, Sc and Sr whereas values for Al, Ba, Br, C, Ca, Cs, H, La, Mg, N, Na, P, Rb, S, Sb, Sn, Ti and Tl are for information.

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Authors: QUEVAUVILLER P H, CEC Bruxelles (BE);VERCOUTERE K, CEC Bruxelles (BE);GRIEPINK P, CEC Bruxelles (BE);MUNTAU H, JRC Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 14558 EN (1993) 71 pp., MF, ECU 4
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Record Number: 199310549 / Last updated on: 1994-11-29
Original language: en
Available languages: en