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Sample Container and Preservation Guidelines

Analysis/ConstituentContainerPreservationHolding Time
Organic Volatiles Analysis
2 X 40ml glass VOA TFE-septa cap
Chlorinated: Na2S2O3  
then HCl, pH<2; Cool; 4 C
Unchlorinated: HCl
14 days

Sampling Instructions: A Chain of Custody(COC) form, listing all samples, date and time sampled, and analysis requested should be filled out by the Sampler. This COC form should accompany the samples to the testing laboratory.

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