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Waste Analysis of Sump Sludge



Sump Sludge TCLP Test Results Summary

Heavy Metals:

Arsenic................................................................................................................ Not detected in sump sludge.
Barium............................................................................................... . Detected at low levels in most samples.

Cadmium.................................................................................................. Detected at low levels in eight cases.

Chromium................................................................................................... Detected at low levels in one case.

Lead.......................................................................... Detected in over 1/3 of the samples below the threshold.

Mercury.............................................................................................................. Not detected in sump sludge.

Selenium.............................................................................................................. Not detected in sump sludge.

Silver.............................................................................................................................. Detected in one case.

VOCs:

Benzene........................................................................................................ Detected at low levels in 5 cases.

Methyl Ethyl Ketone.............................................................................. Detected at very low levels in 6 cases.

Carbon Tetrachloride........................................................................................... Not detected in sump sludge.

Chlorobenzene.................................................................................................... Not detected in sump sludge.

Chloroform.................................................................................................... Detected at low levels in 3 cases.

1,2-Dichloroethane.............................................................................................. Not detected in sump sludge.

1,1-Dichloroethene.............................................................................................. Not detected in sump sludge.

Tetrachloroethene                                                                                                         Detected in 10 samples 6 were hazardous.

Trichloroethene                                                                                                            Detected in one sample that was hazardous.

Vinyl Chloride                                                                                                                                   Not detected in sump sludge.

 

The Waste Analysis Study was conducted by the Small Business Pollution Prevention Center of the Iowa Waste Reduction Center at the University of Northern Iowa, funded through the US EPA Region 7 grant number X-98748101-0. Sue Schauls is the project manager.

 

 

 

Sue Schauls

Program Manager

 

Iowa Waste Reduction Center

University of Northern Iowa

Suite 113, BCS Building

Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614-0185

319/273-6592 (direct line)

319/273-8905 (office)

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