Drinking water containing high level of volatile organic compounds may be harmful to human health. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency estimates that VOCs are present in one fifth of the Nation’s water supplies. Some VOCs are mutagens, teratogens, and carcinogens.
EPA Method 502.2 is a general purpose method for the identification and simultaneous measurement of purgeable volatile organic compounds in finished drinking water, or drinking water in any treatment stage.
In the following application the use of Dani Master DHS/P&T operating in “purging mode“ for the determination of VOCs according to EPA Method 502.2 is presented. The Master DHS/P&T is the solution of choice to reach Higher productivity and increased sensitivity.