At what concentration do Iron (II) and Iron (III) interfere with Silica method 8185?

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Published Date 10/22/2019
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At what concentration do Iron (II) and Iron (III) interfere with Silica method 8185?
Summary
Iron interference level in method 8185
Answer
Greater than 5 mg/L of iron would start to interfere, but may be dependent on the water sample.  The operator can add disodium EDTA to remove the iron interference.

This information is also available in Standard Methods.

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