EPA 500 Series Method

The EPA 500 methods are designed to identify and quantify organic compounds in municipal drinking water. These methods are cited under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA).

  • Volatile Organic Compounds in Water by Purge and Trap Capillary Column Gas Chromatography with Photoionization and Electrolytic Conductivity Detectors in Series - Revision 2.1.
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  • 1,2-Dibromoethane (EDB), 1,2-Dibromo-3-Chloropropane (DBCP), and 1,2,3- Trichloropropane (123TCP) in Water by Microextraction and Gas Chromatography - Revision 1.1
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  • Analysis of Organohalide Pesticides and Commercial Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) Products in Water by Microextraction and Gas Chromatography - Revision 2.1.
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  • Determination of Phthalate and Adipate Esters in Drinking Water by Liquid-Liquid Extraction or Liquid-Solid Extraction and Gas Chromatography with Photoionization Detection - Revision 1.1.
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  • Determination of Nitrogen- and Phosphorus-Containing Pesticides in Water by Gas Chromatography with a Nitrogen-Phosphorus Detector - Revision 2.1.
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  • Determination of Chlorinated Pesticides in Water by Gas Chromatography with an Electron Capture Detector - Revision 3.1.
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  • Screening for Polychlorinated Biphenyls by Perchlorination and Gas Chromatography - Revision 1.0.
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  • Determination of Chlorinated Pesticides, Herbicides, and Organohalides by Liquid-Solid Extraction and Electron Capture Gas Chromatography -Revision 2.0.
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  • Determination of Ethylene Thiourea (ETU) in Water using Gas Chromatography with a Nitrogen-Phosphorus Detector.
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  • Determination of Chlorinated Acids in Water by Gas Chromatography with an Electron Capture Detector - Revision 4.1.
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  • Determination of Chlorinated Acids in Water using Liquid-Solid Extraction and Gas Chromatography with an Electron Capture Detector - Revision 1.1.
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  • Determination of Chlorinated Acids in Drinking Water by Liquid-Liquid Extraction, Derivatization and Gas Chromatography with an Electron Capture Detector - Revision 1.0.
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  • Determination of Chlorinated Acids in Drinking Water by Liquid-Liquid Microextraction, Derivatization and Fast Gas Chromatography with an Electron Capture Detector - Revision 1.0.
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  • Determination of Nitrosamines in Drinking Water by Solid Phase Extraction and Capillary Column and Solid Phase Extraction and Capillary Column Gas Chromatography
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  • Measurement of Purgeable Organic Compounds in Water by Capillary Column Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry - Revision 4.1.
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  • Measurement of Purgeable Organic Compounds in Water by Capillary Column Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry - Revision 1.0, June 2009.
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  • Determination of Organic Compounds in Drinking Water by Liquid-Solid Extraction and Capillary Column Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry, Revision 2.2.
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  • Determination of Organic Compounds in Drinking Water by Liquid-Solid Extraction and Capillary Column Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry - Revision 2.0.
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  • Determination of Selected Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds in Drinking Water by Solid Phase Extraction and Capillary Column Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry - Revision 1.0
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  • Determination of Selected Pesticides and Flame Retardants in Drinking Water by Solid Phase Extraction and Capillary Column and Solid Phase Extraction and Capillary Column Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry - Revision 1.0.
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  • Determination of Phenols in Drinking Water by Solid Phase Extraction and Capillary Column Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) - Revision 1.0
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  • Determination of Explosives and Related Compounds in Drinking Water by Solid Phase Extraction and Capillary Column and Solid Phase Extraction and Capillary Column Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry - Revision 1.0
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  • Measurement of N-Methylcarbamoyloximes and N-Methylcarbamates in Water by Direct Aqueous Injection HPLC with Post Column Derivatization - Revision 3.1.
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  • Measurement of N-Methylcarbamoyloximes and N-Methylcarbamates in Water by Direct Aqueous Injection HPLC with Post Column Derivatization - Revision 1.0.
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  • Determination of Phenylurea Compounds in Drinking Water by Solid Phase Extraction and High Performance Liquid Chromatography with UV Detection - Revision 1.0.
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  • Measurement of Chloroacetanilide and other Acetamide Herbicide Degradates in Drinking Water by Solid Phase Extraction and Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry - Revision 1.1.
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  • Determination of Glyphosate in Drinking Water by Direct-Aqueous-Injection by HPLC, Post-Column Derivatization, and Fluorescence Detection - July 1990.
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  • Determination of Endothall in Drinking Water by Aqueous Derivatization, Liquid-Solid Extraction, and Gas Chromatography with Electron Capture Detection - July 1990.
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  • Determination of Endothall in Drinking Water by Ion Exchange Extraction, Acidic Methanol Methylation and Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry - Revision 1.0.
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  • Determination of Diquat and Paraquat in Drinking Water by Liquid-Solid Extraction and HPLC with Ultraviolet Detection - Revision 1.0.
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  • Determination of Diquat and Paraquat in Drinking Water by Liquid-Solid Extraction and HPLC with Ultraviolet Detection - Revision 1.0.
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  • Determination of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Drinking Water by Liquid-Liquid Extraction and HPLC with Coupled Ultraviolet and Fluorescence Detection - July 1990.
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  • Determination of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Drinking Water by Liquid-Solid Extraction and HPLC with Coupled Ultraviolet and Fluorescence Detection - July 1990.
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  • Determination of Chlorination Disinfection Byproducts and Chlorinated Solvents in Drinking Water by Liquid-Liquid Extraction and Gas Chromatography with Electron Capture Detection - July 1990.
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  • Determination of Chlorination Disinfection Byproducts, Chlorinated Solvents, and Halogenated Pesticides/Herbicides in Drinking Water by Liquid-Liquid Extraction and Gas Chromatography with Electron-Capture Detection - Revision 1.0.
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  • Determination of Haloacetic Acids in Drinking Water by Liquid-Liquid Extraction, Derivatization, and Gas Chromatography with Electron Capture Detection - July 1990.
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  • Determination of Haloacetic Acids and Dalapon in Drinking Water by Ion Exchange Liquid-Solid Extraction and Gas Chromatography with an Electron Capture Detector - Revision 1.0.
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  • Determination of Haloacetic Acids and Dalapon in Drinking Water by Liquid-Liquid Extraction, Derivatization and Gas Chromatography with Electron Capture Detection - Revision 1.0.
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  • Determination of Benzidines and Nitrogen-Containing Pesticides in Water by Liquid-Liquid Extraction or Liquid-Solid Extraction and Reverse Phase High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Particle Beam/Mass Spectrometry - Revision 1.1.
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  • Determination of Carbonyl Compounds in Drinking Water by Dinitrophenylhydrazine Derivatization and High Performance Liquid Chromatography - Revision 1.0.
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  • Determination of Chlorinated Acids in Water by High Performance Liquid Chromatography with a Photodiode Array Ultraviolet Detector - Revision 1.0.
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  • Determination of Carbonyl Compounds in Drinking Water by Pentafluorobenzylhydroxylamine Derivatization and Capillary Gas Chromatography - Revision 1.0.
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  • Determination of Carbonyl Compounds in Drinking Water by Fast Gas Chromatography - Revision 1.0.
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