ISO/TR 11046:1994
Soil quality — Determination of mineral oil content — Method by infrared spectrometry and gas chromatographic method
Reference number
ISO/TR 11046:1994
Edition 1
ISO/TR 11046:1994
Withdrawn (Edition 1, 1994)


Specifies two methods for the quantitative determination of mineral oil content in soil by IR spectrometry (method A) and gas chromatography (method B). Method A is applicable to mineral oil contents above 20 mg/kg on a dry matter basis, method B to those above 100 mg/kg. Petrol cannot be determined quantitatively with these methods, due to loss of volatile compounds during sample pretreatment. Weak polar compounds of recent biogenic origin may be determined as mineral oil. Relatively high contents of polar compounds give interferences in the determination. Halogenated hydrocarbons also may interfere.

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  •  : Withdrawn
     : 1994-05
    : Withdrawal of International Standard [95.99]
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