• Question: Testing Water For Specific Polluting Compounds

    rajanzaveri is asking a question about spectrometry: Subscribe to answer questions on this topic

    rajanzaveri asked on April 11, 2017 15:19
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    What I want to do or know

    Hey everyone, I was hoping to ask those of you prototyping if there is any quick way to measure for any of the following compounds:

    1-naphthol, naphthalene, Sevin, tarry residue, mercury, toxic organochlorines, volatile organochlorine compounds, chromium, copper, nickel, lead, hexachloroethane, hexachlorobutadiene, or the pesticide HCH.

    Thank you in advance for your help!

    best,

    Rajan



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    Hi Rajan! I'd love to know if you were able to figure out how to measure these compounds using the spectrometer. We are looking to measure cadmium, lead, mercury, and chromium.

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    Hi @rajanzaveri, What sorts of concentrations and what media are you interested in measuring? Do you have more specific constraints for measurements, such as cost, access to a laboratory, etc?

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