MicroDIST Ammonia and Phenol Methods Equivalent to EPA Methods

Lachat is pleased to announce that methods for Ammonia and Phenol determination using MicroDIST as a sample preparation technique are equivalent to EPA accepted methods, as stated
in the EPA-issued memo “Flexibility to Modify CWA Methods”
(Nov. 20, 2007), a clarification statement to the March 2007 Method Update Rule. These methods may be used for NPDES reporting of these analytes

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Come visit Lachat at Pittcon 2008

Come visit the Lachat team at booth #4129 at the 59th Annual Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy, March 1 – March 7, 2008, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

In addition to visiting the booth, come see our posters:

MICRODIST: Time Savings Analysis for Cyanide, Phenol,
and Ammonia Distillations

Session 1970 – General Interest: Chemical Methods
Wednesday, March 5, morning

Improved High Throughput Soils Analysis for Nitrate/Nitrite, Ammonia, and Phosphate Using Flow Injection Analysis
Session 2690 – High-Throughput Chemical Analysis
Thursday, March 6, morning

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Check out the new look of LachatInstruments.com

The Lachat Instruments website has a new look!
Now we are asking our Lachat instrument users
for their ideas on what we can do next to improve www.lachatinstruments.com. Please send your comments, suggestions, and ideas for what you
would like to see on our website to support@lachatinstruments.com. We want to make
the site a useful tool for all of our Lachat analysts!

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U.S. EPA Method Update Rule and its Impact to Lachat Methods

On March 12, 2007, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency promulgated a Method Update Rule (MUR) to
the Clean Water Act and Safe Drinking Water Act. The changes adopted in this ruling provide increased flexibility to the regulated community and laboratories
in the selection of analytical methods and methods modification. The MUR allows an expanded degree of freedom in claiming equivalency of Lachat methods to those previously approved by the EPA for regulatory reporting.
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