Title: Validation of a Horizontal Standard for the Determination of Selected Polybrominated Diphenylethers (PBDE) by Gas-chromatography Method with Mass Selective Detection (GC-MS) in a European Intercomparison Exercise
Publisher: OPOCE
Publication Year: 2007
JRC N°: JRC40184
ISBN: 978-92-79-07403-5
ISSN: 1018-5593
Other Identifiers: EUR 23003 EN
URI: http://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC40184
DOI: 10.2788/4502
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: Project HORIZONTAL is interdisciplinary aiming at a harmonisation and horizontal standardisation of test procedures, in particular for sludge, soils and biowastes. In the context of this standardization project, a series of draft technical specification were designed upon an extensive desk study, fine-tuned after expert consultations and finally validated in international intercomparisons exercise. This report summarises the work performed within the validation study of the draft standard for the determination of polybrominated diphenylethers (PBDE)in soils, sludge and treated bio-waste using gas-chromatography method with mass selective detection (GC-MS). It further explains the underlying statistical concept for the calculation of reproducibility and repeatability from intercomparisons data. In addition all single values, results of the statistical evaluation as well as background information on the validation materials used are described and explained.
JRC Directorate:Sustainable Resources

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