ASTM International - ASTM D4687-95
Standard Guide for General Planning of Waste Sampling
|Publication Date:||1 January 2001|
1.1 This guide provides information for formulating and planning the many aspects of waste sampling (see 1.2) which are common to most waste sampling situations.
1.2 The aspects of sampling which this guide addresses are as follows:
|Quality assurance considerations||6|
|General sampling considerations||7|
|Preservation and containerization||8|
|Labeling and shipping procedures||10|
1.3 This guide does not provide comprehensive sampling procedures for these aspects, nor does it serve as a guide to any specific application. It is the responsibility of the user to assure that the procedures used are proper and adequate.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For more specific precautionary statements see 3.2, 3.3, and Section 4.