Title: The Certification of the Mass Fractions of Selected Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Fine Dust (PM10-like Matrix) - Certified Reference Material ERM®-CZ100
Authors: PIASCIK MarekPEREZ PRZYK ElzbietaHELD Andrea
Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union
Publication Year: 2010
JRC N°: JRC61262
ISBN: 978-92-79-17528-2
ISSN: 1018-5593
Other Identifiers: EUR 24578 EN
OPOCE LA-NA-24578-EN-C
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC61262
DOI: 10.2787/32299
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: This report describes the preparation and certification of the new Reference Material (CRM) ERM-CZ100 PAHs in fine dust (PM10-like). Certification of the CRM included testing of the homogeneity and stability of the material as well as the characterisation using an intercomparison approach. ERM-CZ100 was certified for its content of benzo[a]anthracene, benzo[b]fluoranthene, benzo[k]fluoranthene, benzo[j]fluoranthene, benzo[a]pyrene, indeno[1,2,3-c,d]pyrene, dibenzo[a,h]anthracene and sum of benzo[b]fluoranthene, benzo[k]fluoranthene and benzo[j]fluoranthene. The main purpose of the material is to assess method performance, i.e. for checking accuracy of analytical results in the field of air quality assurance. As any reference material, it can also be used for control charts or validation studies.
JRC Institute:Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements

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