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This report describes the preparation of a lichen 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: mg/kg on a dry matter basis) of Al, As, Cd, Cr, Cu, Hg, Ni, Pb and Zn. Indicative values are given for Ba, Br, Ca, Co, Fe, K, Mn, Mo, P, S, Sb, Se, Sn and V whereas values are give for information for, B, Cs, Cl, Eu, I, La, Mg, Na, Rb, Se, Sr, U, Th, Yb, Ti and Tl.

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Authors: QUEVAUVILLER R, CEC Bruxelles (BE);HERZIG R, Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Bioindikation (AGB), Bern (CH);MUNTAU H, JRC Ispra (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 16841 EN (1996) 66pp., FS, free of charge
Availability: Available from the European Commission, DG XII Measurements and Testing Programme, 200 rue de la Loi, B-1049 Bruxelles (BE)
ISBN: ISBN 92-827-6601-2
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