Can PVC pump tubing be used for Lachat Phenol methods?

Document ID

Document ID TE6165

Version

Version 3.0

Status

Status Published

Published Date

Published Date 03/08/2018
Question
Can PVC pump tubing be used for Lachat Phenol methods?
Summary
PVC tubing for Phenol methods
Answer
PVC pump tubing should not be used for Lachat Phenol methods. PVC tubing leaches Phenol into the reagents and results in false positives. For Phenol testing, Duraprene™ tubing should be used.

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