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Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds

The SVOC test includes EPA regulated Synthetic Organic Chemicals on the National Primary Drinking Water list, banned pesticides and insecticides, and PAHs, Poly-aromatic Hydrocarbons found in coal and in tar deposits.

State Agencies and Local Health Departments

No Charge for Investigations by Local Health Departments, IDEM or other state agencies and institutions

2- 1 L bottles of water

1 – pint jar of solid

Contact: Amanda Scott for sample containers and instructions.

Water must be collected in one liter glass bottles with teflon lined caps, both of which were previously rinsed with solvents.

Solids are collected in solvent rinsed pint glass jars with clean aluminum foil between the jar and the cap.

Water - fill 2 of the provided one liter glass bottles to the top.

Solid - fill 1 of the provided pint glass jars with the solid.

Samples must be kept refrigerated at 4°C from the time of collection to the time of analysis. Samples should be delivered to the laboratory within 1 day of collection. Ship samples by an overnight service with ice packs and adequate padding to prevent breakage, or hand-deliver to the lab.

Indiana Department of Health
Chemistry Laboratories
550 W. 16th Street, Suite B
Indianapolis, In 46202

Results will be e-mailed to the submitter within 30 business days.