SW-846 Updates in 2014

Poster Presentation

Prepared by J. Burden1, S. Yang2
1 - TechLaw, Inc., 536 S. Clark St., Chicago, IL, 60605, United States
2 - US EPA, Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave, Washington, DC, 20460, United States

Contact Information: JBurden@TechLawInc.com; 219-309-7798


The purpose of this poster is to provide the public with current information regarding “Test Methods for Evaluating Solid Waste, Physical/Chemical Methods,” also known as SW-846, published by EPA’s Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery (ORCR). Topics to be covered will include:

• Final Update V for SW-846 – Method list and comment summaries
• Update VI – Method list (1313, 1314, 1315, 1316, 1340, 3050C, 8260D, 8270E)
• Methods Information Communication Exchange (MICE) Service – updated frequently asked questions (FAQs) online
• Hydrochloric acid in digests for ICP-MS analysis memorandum