On January 1, 2007, the WIPP initiated monitoring for volatile organic compounds in the air around contact-handled transuranic waste shipping containers as they are unloaded for disposal. These results will be updated quarterly.
|Analytes of Interest||Carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) and 1,1,1-trichloroethane (1,1,1-TCA) trichloroethylene (TCE)|
|Current instruments in use||Mini RAE Photo-ionization detector Lapel badges Summa grab samples|
|Limits of detection||Lab MDL from grab sample (1.5 ppb)|
|Personal Breathing Zone Samples 2nd Quarter FY 2018||20 Badge samples|
|Summary of Results||Badges - All TWA's < OEL|