appendix E7

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Table E.7

Summary of analytical precision requirements (mode and others) specified in directives

Determinand Mode Directives Others Directives
  LoD CP A   LoD CP A  
Physico-chemical                
Colour nd nd nd Bathing Water (76/160/EEC), Shellfish Waters (79/923/EEC) 5 1*** 2** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          5 2*** 4** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          5 5*** 10** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          5 10*** 20** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          5 20*** 40** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Conductivity nd nd nd Drinking Water (80/778/EEC), Titanium Dioxide (82/883/EEC), Exchange of Information (77/795/EEC) nd 500 500 Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
pH nd nd nd Bathing Water (76/160/EEC), Proposed Bathing Water (COM(94)36), Drinking Water (80/778/EEC), Freshwater Fish (78/659/EEC), Shellfish (79/923/EEC), Titanium Dioxide (82/883/EEC), Exchange of Information (77/795/EEC) nd 0.1 0.2 Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Surfactants nd nd nd Bathing Water (76/160/EEC), Proposed Bathing Water (COM(94)36), Exchange of Information (77/795/EEC) 0.05 0.04** nd Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.05 0.01** nd Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Suspended solids nd nd nd Freshwater Fish (78/659/EEC), Shellfish Waters (79/923/EEC), Titanium Dioxide (82/883/EEC) nd 1.25**** 2.5*** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Temperature nd nd nd Drinking Water (80/778/EEC), Freshwater Fish (78/659/EEC), Shellfish Waters (79/923/EEC), Titanium Dioxide (82/883/EEC), Exchange of Information (77/795/EEC) nd 0.5 1 Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Organic pollution                
BOD5 nd nd nd Freshwater Fish (78/659/EEC), Exchange of Information (77/795/EEC) 2 1.5 2 Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
COD - - -   nd nd nd Exchange of Information (77/795/EEC)
          15 6** 6** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Dissolved Oxygen nd nd nd Bathing Water (76/160/EEC), Proposed Bathing Water (COM (94) 36), Freshwater Fish (78/659/EEC), Shellfish Waters (79/923/EEC), Titanium Dioxide (82/883/EEC), Exchange of Information (77/795/EEC) 5 5*** 5*** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          5 3*** 3*** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          5 7*** 7*** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)

Table E.7 continued

Determinand Mode Directives Others Directives
Synthetic organics                
Dissolved Hydrocarbons - - -   0.01 0.01** 0.015 Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.04 nd nd Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
PAH - - -   0.00004 0.0001a 0.0001 Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.00004 0.0005a 0.0005a Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Phenols nd nd nd Bathing Water (76/160/EEC), Proposed Bathing Water (COM(94)36), Freshwater Fish (78/659/EEC) 0.0005 0.0005 0.0005 Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.001 0.0015* 0.0015a Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.001 0.003* 0.005a Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.001 0.03* 0.05a Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Dieldrin - - -   nd nd nd Bathing Water
Parathion         2.5 1.25 1.25 Aldrin (88/347/EEC)
HCH         0.0001 0.0005a 0.0005a Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.0001 0.00125 0.00125a Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.0001 0.0025a 0.0025a Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Chemicals                
Chlorides - - -   nd nd nd Exchange of Information (77/795/EEC)
          10 20*** 20*** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Fluorides - - -   0.05 0.07-0.1*** 0.14-0.2** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.05 0.15 0.3 Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.05 0.07-0.17*** 0.14-0.34** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Sulphates - - -   10 15 15 Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          10 25 25 Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Metals                
Arsenic nd nd nd Bathing Water (76/160/EEC), Shellfish (79/923/EEC) 0.002 0.002 0.002 Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.01 nd nd Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Cadmium - - -   nd nd nd Bathing Water (76/160/EEC)
          0.0002 0.0003* 0.0003* Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.0002 0.0025* 0.0015* Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.0002 0.3* 0.3* Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.001 nd nd Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.1 0.03* 0.03* Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)

Table E.7 continued

Determinand Mode Directives Others Directives
Cadmium         0.5 0.15* 0.15* Cadmium (83/513/EEC)
          0.25 0.075* 0.075* Cadmium (83/513/EEC)
Chromium nd nd nd Bathing Water (76/160/EEC), Shellfish Waters (79/923/EEC), Titanium Dioxide (82/883/EEC) 0.01 0.01* 0.015* Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Copper nd nd nd Freshwater Fish(78/659/EEC), Shellfish Waters (79/923/EEC), Titanium Dioxide (82/883/EEC) 0.005 0.002*** 0.004** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Copper         0.005 0.005*** 0.001** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.02 0.1*** 0.2** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Cyanides - - -   nd nd nd Bathing Water (76/160/EEC)
          0.01 0.01** 0.015* Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Iron - - -   nd nd nd Titanium Dioxide (82/883/EEC)
          0.02 0.03*** 0.06** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.02 0.01*** 0.02** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.02 0.1*** 0.2** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.02 0.2*** 0.4** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Lead nd nd nd Bathing Water (76/160/EEC), Shellfish Waters (79/923/EEC), Titanium Dioxide (82/883/EEC) 0.01 0.001** 0.015* Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Manganese - - -   nd nd nd Titanium Dioxide (82/883/EEC)
          0.01 0.005*** 0.01** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.02 0.01*** 0.02** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.02 0.1*** 0.2** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Mercury nd nd nd Bathing Water (76/160/EEC), Mercury (84/156/EEC), Shellfish Waters (79/923/EEC), Titanium Dioxide (82/883/EEC) 0.0001 0.00015* 0.00015* Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.001 0.0003* 0.0003* Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.03 0.009* 0.009* Mercury (82/176/EEC)
          0.05 0.015* 0.015* Mercury (82/176/EEC)
          0.1 0.03* 0.03* Mercury (82/176/EEC)
Zinc nd nd nd Freshwater Fish (78/659/EEC), Shellfish Waters (79/923/EEC), Titanium Dioxide (82/883/EEC) 0.01 0.05*** 0.1** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.02 0.3*** 0.6** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.02 0.1*** 0.2** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.02 0.5*** 1* Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.02 0.015b 0.03* Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.02 0.15b 0.3* Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)

Table E.7 continued

Determinand Mode Directives Others Directives
Nutrients                
Ammonia nd nd nd Surface water (75/440/EEC)

Drinking Water (80/778/EEC)

Freshwater Fish (78/659/EEC)

Exchange of Information (77/795/EEC)

0.01 0.03 0.03 Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.1 0.005 0.01 Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Nitrates nd nd nd Bathing Water (76/160/EEC)

Drinking Water (80/778/EEC)

Nitrates (91/676/EEC)

Exchange of Information (77/795/EEC)

2 2.5*** 5** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          2 5*** 10** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Nitrogen - - -   nd nd nd Bathing Water (76/160/EEC)
          0.3 0.5 0.5 Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
Phosphates - - -   nd nd nd Bathing Water (76/160/EEC)
          0.02 0.04*** 0.08** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)
          0.02 0.07*** 0.14** Sampling and Analysis (79/869/EEC)

Notes:

* expressed as 30% of ref. concentration as specified in the Directive

** expressed as 20% of ref. concentration as specified in the Directive

*** expressed as 10% of ref. concentration as specified in the Directive

**** expressed as 5% of ref. concentration as specified in the Directive

a expressed as 50% of ref. concentration as specified in the Directive

b expressed as 15% of ref. concentration as specified in the Directive

LoD limit of detection

CP precision criteria

A accuracy

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