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The report describes the preparation, the homogeneity and stability studies, and the certification of polychlorobiphenyls in mussels (BCR 682). A description of the analytical methods used for the homogeneity, the stability and the certification studies are summarised and all results are given. The certified values with their uncertainties are given in the table below. A brief summary of analytical recommendations emerging from the inter-laboratory study is given.

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Authors: MAIER E.A, European Commission Standards, measurements and testing programme, Brussels (BG);TUINSTRA L.G.M.TH, EDMAC Foundation, Bennekom (NL);DE BOER J, Rijksinstituut voor Visserijonderzoek RIVO-DLO, Ijmuiden (NL)
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 19771 EN (2001),pp.48. Euro: Free of charge
Availability: Available from: Documentation Service of DG Research Fax: +32-2-2958220
ISBN: ISBN: 92-894-0446-9
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