Is distillation necessary to analyze Fluoride using colorimetric methods 8029 and 10225?

Document ID

Document ID TE353

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Version 3.0

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Status Published

Published Date

Published Date 07/24/2018
Question
Is distillation necessary to analyze Fluoride using colorimetric methods 8029 and 10225?
Summary
Distilling fluoride samples
Answer
Distillation is typically required in order to report fluoride test results, so you should always check with your local regulator regarding the need to distill your samples. Distillation also removes many interferences to the colorimetric method and is recommended for the most accurate results.

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