Grade Definitions

Packaging Description

AMPAmpoulle in glass
ALUAluminium Can
CBOTCardboard open top
PEBColoured Polyethylene
EPEcopack (Bag in box packaging)
GVBGlas bottles
PE / HDPE  High Density Polyethylene
FL/HDPEFluorinated High Density Polyethylene

Quality Grade Definitions

A.R.Analytical Reagent
Anh.  Anhydrous
v.p.Very Pure
P.G.Purified Grade

International Abbreviations

AAS                        Atomic Absorption Spectrometry
ADRAccord européen relatif au transport international des marchandises Dangereuses par Route
Aq.Aqua - Water
ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials
BOD Biochemical Oxygen Demand
BP British Pharmacopoeia
C.I. No. Colour Index Number
CAS Chemical Abstracts Service
COD Chemical Oxygen Demand
CRMCertified Reference Material
DAB German Medical Book
DCPDirect Current Plasma
DIN German Standards Institute
EINECS European Inventory of Existing Chemical Substances
FCC Food Chemical Codex (USA)
FDAFood & Drug Administration
GC Gas Chromatography
GC/MSGas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry
GHSGlobal Harmonised System
GLCGas Liquid Chromatography
HPLC High Performance Liquid Chromatography
IC Ion Chromatography
ICP Inductively Coupled Plasma
ICP-AESInductively Coupled Plasma Atomic Emission Spectroscopy
ICP/MSInductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry
IMDGInternational Marine Dangerous Goods
IR Infrared Spectroscopy
ISO International Organization for Standardization
JPJapanese Pharmacopoeia
LC-MSLiquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry
LODLoss On Drying
LOILoss On Ignition
MSMass Spectrometry
NBS National Bureau of Standards
NIST National InstituteACS of Standards and Technology
NTUNephelometric Turbidity Unit
NTNon Aqueous Titration
NMR Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectrometry
Ph Eur.European Pharmacopoeia
ppb Parts Per Billion
ppm Part Per Million
REACHRegistration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals
RFAX-Ray Fluorescence Analysis
RI Refractive Index
SF Spectrofotometrie
SPESolid Phase Extraction
SRMStandard Reference Material
TOCTotal Organic Carbon
UHPLCUltra High Performance Liquid Chromatography
ULCMSUltra Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry
UN United Nations
USP United States Pharmacopoeia
UV Ultraviolet Spectroscopy
VLSI Very Large Scale Integrated Circuits
XRFX-Ray Fluorescence Analysis