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Title: A literature review on decontaminating groundwater sampling devices: Organic pollutants
Authors: U.S. Army Environmental Center.
Parker, L. V. (Louise V.)
Keywords: Chemical neutralization
Cleaning methods
Organic contaminants
Organic water pollutants
Publisher: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: CRREL report ; 95-14.
Description: CRREL Report
Abstract: Current protocols for decontaminating devices used to sample groundwater for organic contaminants are reviewed. Most of the methods given by regulatory agencies provide little scientific evidence that justify the recommended protocols. In addition, only a few studies that actually compared various decontamination protocols could be found in the open literature, and those studies were limited in their scope. Various approaches for decontamination and criteria that are important in determining how effectively a surface could be decontaminated are discussed.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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