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      The Problem of PFAS: Part 3 - Which PFAS Method is Right for Me?

      September 22, 2021 at 3:55 PM / by Matt Harden posted in EPA Method 537.1, PFAS, EPA Method 533, PFOA, ISO

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      Welcome to part 3 of our blog series “The Problem of PFAS”. If you are just tuning in, you might want to take a look at the previous blogs of this series as we provided background on the PFAS controversy (Part 1) as well as a review of the regulatory guidelines for monitoring PFAS contamination in the environment (Part 2).  If you are up to speed on this series, you are now ready to dive deeper into the specific methods for monitoring PFAS in the environment.

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      The Problem of PFAS: Part 2 - Top Regulations

      June 3, 2021 at 3:00 AM / by David Gallagher posted in SPE solid phase extraction, Sample preparation, EPA Method 537.1, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, PFAS, Drinking water, EPA Method, water extractions, SPE, perfluorinated compounds, PFOS, extraction, ISOLUTE 101

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      Welcome back! As the title indicates, this is Part 2 of an ongoing series where we discuss what’s going on with PFAS. For those of you who may not have read Part 1, you missed out on a summary of the controversy surrounding this group of compounds and I would recommend going back and taking a quick read through it to make sure that you’re caught up. 

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      The Problem of PFAS – Background

      May 4, 2021 at 10:17 AM / by David Gallagher posted in PFAS

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      If you’ve been in the environmental arena as long as I have, seeing a “chemistry” term on the nightly news in conjunction with pollution is usually nothing to worry too much about. Sure, it’s an indicator that something bad has happened locally, but usually the news is a bit more…wild, than it needs to be and everything turns out just fine. After all, sensationalism is what gets the viewers!

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      What are the differences between EPA Method 533 vs 537.1?

      December 7, 2020 at 2:02 PM / by Matt Harden posted in SPE solid phase extraction, Solid-phase extraction, EPA Method 537.1, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, PFAS, EPA Method 533, Drinking water

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      Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of harmful organic compounds that are very persistent in structure. What this means is PFAS compounds accumulate in the environment over time as they do not break down easily. This makes it a concern to regulate and test these compounds as they have been shown to have adverse effects. One of the most common ways that someone would come in contact with PFAS is through drinking water.

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