Standard-compliant methods for air analysis

Parameter Standard Matrix Method 
Saccharidic tracers Particulate matter Ion chromatography, filter
Chromium(VI) ISO 16740
ASTM D6832
Workplace air Ion chromatography, filter
Pb, Cd, Zn, Cu
Particulate matter Voltammetry, filter
Anions and cations
Particulate matter Ion chromatography, PILS*
Pb, Cd, Zn, Cu
Particulate matter Voltammetry, PILS*
Anions and cations
Pb, Cd, Zn, Cu

Particulate matter Ion chromatography and voltammetry, PILS*
Hydrogen chloride DIN EN 14791
Emissions, Chimneys Ion chromatography, MARGA*
Sulfur dioxide DIN EN 14791 Emissions, Chimneys Ion chromatography, MARGA*
Nitrogen dioxide DIN EN 16339 Ambient air Ion chromatography, MARGA*

*PILS is a semicontinuous aerosol sampler that is coupled to one or two analysers (e.g., IC and/or VA); MARGA is the combination of aerosol and gas sampler including ion chromatographs.