URGENT!!! EPA medium formula?

hsaiah at ul9000.unil.ch hsaiah at ul9000.unil.ch
Tue Aug 18 10:58:57 EST 1992


Hello I have a small problem, big for me. Is anyone could help me?
I need URGENTLY the composition of a medium for ecotoxicological test on
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crustacean.  I lost the formula and I have actually experiments running with
this medium. The book were I could find the formula does'nt exist in
Switzerland.
 I wonder if someone could just look to the original book where is
describe the formula for the  moderately hard synthetic freshwater EPA medium:
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 (EPA= Environmental Protection Agency)

what I need:
NaHCO3......??  mg/l
MgSO4......??   mg/l
CaCl2.......?? mg/l
KCl..........?? mg/l                (ph = 7,6 +- 02,  Hardness 80-100mg/l CaCO3)

The book is:
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Title:         Methods for measuring the acute toxicity of effluents to
                 freshwater and marine organisms / edited by William H. Peltier
                 and Cornelius I. Weber. 3rd ed. Cincinnati, Ohio :
                 Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory, Office of
                 Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection
                 Agency, 1985.
Description:   xv, 216 p. : ill., forms ; 28 cm.

Doc Numbers:   Govt Doc No.:  EP 1.23/5:600/4-85-013
               Report No.:    EPA/600/4-85/013

Notes:         "March 1985."
               "EPA/600/4-85/013."
               Includes bibliographies.

Subjects:      Water quality bioassay -- United States.
               Water -- Pollution -- United States -- Measurement.

Other entries: Weber, Cornelius I.
               Peltier, William.
               Environmental Monitoring and Support Laboratory, Cincinnati,
                 Ohio.
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thanks in advance for your help. Mail directly to me the answer please. 
					bye,        Henni

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Henni SAIAH , Lausanne University, Switzerland  :
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