How should total iron be measured?

Document ID

Document ID TE324

Published Date

Published Date 27/05/2017
Question
How should total iron be measured?
Summary
How to measure total iron
Answer
To test for total iron, a digestion of the sample is necessary. The EPA may require either the mild or vigorous digestion. Use any Hach iron reagents except the ferrous iron reagent, with digestion, to check for total iron.