What is the correct copper chemistry for reporting to the EPA (or other regulatory agency)?

Document ID

Document ID TE268

Version

Version 2.0

Status

Status Published

Published Date

Published Date 27/05/2017
Question
What is the correct copper chemistry for reporting to the EPA (or other regulatory agency)?
Summary
Which copper method is used for EPA reporting
Answer
The CuVer® 1 chemistry method 8506 is the EPA approved chemistry. To report total copper the EPA requires a digestion of the sample and the use of CuVer® 1.

Always confirm regulatory acceptability with your regulator before reporting results from these tests.