LNOTE
Name
Valid Value List
LNOTE NAME
A EPA Flag - TIC is a suspected aldol-condensation product
AA Kerosene range not reported due to overlap of hydrocarbons
AB Diesel range not reported due to overlap of hydrocarbon range
AC Heavier hydrocarbons contributing to diesel range quantitation
AD Typical pattern for diesel
AE Unknown hydrocarbon with a single peak
AF Hydrocarbon response is in the C7-C12 range
AG Hydrocarbon response is in the C9-C12 range
AH Hydrocarbon response is in excess of C22
AJ Heavier hydrocarbon than diesel
AK Lighter hydrocarbon than diesel
AL Hydrocarbon response is in the C8-C12 range
AM Hydrocarbon response is in the C12-C22 range
AN Unknown hydrocarbon with several peaks
AO Typical pattern for gasoline
AP Hydrocarbon response is in the C7-C14 range
AQ Hydrocarbon response is in the C9-C14 range
AR Hydrocarbon response is in excess of C10
AS Heavier hydrocarbon than gasoline
AT Lighter hydrocarbon than gasoline
AU Injection precision not met
AW Detection limit increased due to dilution factor
AX Sample too dilute to quantify surrogate
AY Matrix interference suspected
AZ Surr. recovery outside of acceptance limits due to matrix interf.
B EPA Flag - Analyte present in the blank and the sample
BA Relative percent difference out of control
BB Sample > 4x spike concentration
BC Matrix spike out of control, lab control sample within limits
BD Concentration value greater than 25% difference between columns
BE Low surrogate recovery; analyzed twice
BF Reporting limits raised due to high hydrocarbon background
BG Reporting limits raised due to interelement interference
BH Reporting limits raised due to high level of non-target analytes
BI Sample does not resemble standard
BJ Analyte detected in blank and sample
BK Hexavalent chromiun not available; total chromium analyzed
BL Compound unidentified at a second dilution
BM Sustains ignition
BN Ignites but does not sustain ignition
BO Foaming during purge cycle
BP Sample type i, a millable solid
BQ Sample type ii, a liquid solid mixture
BR Sample type iii, a non-filterable, non-millable sludge
BS Insufficient sample available to follow standard QC procedures
BT Insufficient sample to perform the analysis
BU Sample analyzed after holding time expired
BV Sample received after holding time expired
BW Sample extract analyzed after holding time expired
BX Sample stored at improper temperature
BY Sample received at improper temperature
BZ Sample preserved improperly
C EPA Flag - Pesticide result confirmed using GC/MS
CA Sample contains white precipitate
CB Sample contains floculant material
CC Sample contains free product
CD Sample contains multiple phases
CE Sample not homogeneous
CF Sample releases strong sulfur odor
CG Sample releases strong solvent odor
CH Sample releases strong petroleum odor
CI See narrative
CJ Analyte concentration is in excess of the instrument calibration
CK Initial analysis within holding time but failed QA/QC criteria
CL Initial analysis within holding time but required dilution
CM Reporting limits elevated due to low percent solids
CN Hydrocarbon response in diesel range but does not resemble diesel
CO Hydrocarbon response in gasoline range but does not resemble gas
CP Analyte conc. detectable, but less than 10 times blank conc.
CQ Analyte conc. greater that 10 times the blank conc.
CR QC criteria not met, sample re-analyzed with similar results
CRF Calibration Response Factor
CS QC criteria not met due to analyte concentration near RDL
CT QC criteria not met due to high level of analyte concentration
CU Surrogate concentration diluted to not detectable during analysis
CV Analysis was performed on a 2M KCl extract
CW Carbonate alkalinity is zero because the sample's pH is < 8.3
CX Analysis was performed on a 0.01N HCl extract
CY Analysis was performed on a deionized water extract
CZ Homogeneity could not be readily achieved using routine methods
D EPA Flag - Analytes analyzed at a secondary dilution
DA Non-fuel components excluded from the results calculation
DB QA results outside of acceptance limits due to matrix effects
DC Sample produced an emulsion during preparation
DD A precipitate formed in the extract during sample preparation
DE Toxic interferences suspected
DF Reporting limits elevated due to matrix interferences
DG Reporting limits elevated due to sample dilution
DH Reporting limits elevated due to insufficient sample quantity
DI The estimated TIC conc. is < the standard method reporting limit
DJ TIC identification based on mass fragmentation pattern only
DK TIC identification based on RT and mass fragmentation pattern
DL Quantified using 30-weight motor oil standard
DM Multi-component hydrocarbon mixture
DN 2-Sigma Error
DNQ Detected, Not Quantified
DO Coelution
DP Detected at or above the MRL; refer to reports
DQ QC results not applicable because of sample matrix
DR Spiked amount less than five times background level

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