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What is the status of Update VI to SW-846?

What is the status of Update VI? When will these methods be finalized?


The Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery is currently working on Update VI to SW-846. The Agency plans to publish Update VI in three phases: Update VIA, Update VIB, and Update VIC, where one phase will include several organic methods (e.g., 8260D and 8270E), another phase will include several inorganic methods (e.g., 3050C and 6200A), and the remaining phase will include LEAF methods 1313, 1314, 1315, and 1316 along with a LEAF guidance document. Publication dates and specific methods are not certain, but publication will likely not occur before the calendar year 2016.

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