Standard-compliant methods for air analysis

Parameter Standard Matrix Method 
Saccharidic tracers Particulate matter Ion chromatography, filter
Chromium(VI) ISO 16740
ASTM D 6832
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 analyzers (e.g., IC and/or VA); MARGA is the combination of aerosol and gas sampler including ion chromatographs.