What containers are required for O.Reg 153 Petroleum Hydrocarbons (PHCs)?

Created by: Andrew White

Modified on: Wed, 16 Jan, 2019 at 7:35 AM


The sampling requirements for Ontario Regulation 153 (O.Reg 153) PHCs are as follows:


Soil:

                          

AnalysisNumber of 
Containers
Container SizeContainer TypePreservative
BTEX & PHCs F1 2 40 mLGlass Vial Methanol
PHCs F2-F42*120 mLClear Glass Soil JarNo preservative

*Note: Sample volume for moisture content can be provide in clear glass soil jar, or approved soil sampling bag.  

PAHs and PCBs can also be combined with PHCs F2-F4 without requiring additional sample volume.


Water:

AnalysisNumber of ContainersContainer SizeContainer TypePreservative
BTEX & PHCs F1240 mLClear Glass VialSodium Bisulphate
PHCs F2-F4*2100 mLAmber Glass BottleSodium Bisulphate


*Note: PAHs can be combined with PHCs F2-F4 without requiring additional sample volume.






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