Type of measurement (sample)

Usually attempts to characterize (whole)

6. Consumer Products

Concentration levels of various products.

7. Breathing Zone Measurements

Exposure to airborne chemicals.

8. Microenvironmental Studies

Ambient medium in a defined area, e.g., kitchen, automobile interior, office setting, parking lot.

9. Surface Soil Sample

Degree of contamination of soil available for contact.

10. Soil Core

Soil including pollution available for groundwater contamination; can be an indication of quality and trends over time.

11. Fish Tissue

Degree of contamination of edible fish tissue.

B. For Use in Point-of-Contact Measurement

1. Air Pump/ Particulates and Vapors

Exposure of an individual or population via the air medium.



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