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Title 40Chapter ISubchapter CPart 53


TITLE 40—Protection of Environment

CHAPTER I—ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (CONTINUED)

SUBCHAPTER C—AIR PROGRAMS (CONTINUED)

PART 53—AMBIENT AIR MONITORING REFERENCE AND EQUIVALENT METHODS

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Subpart A—GENERAL PROVISIONS

§53.1
Definitions.
§53.2
General requirements for a reference method determination.
§53.3
General requirements for an equivalent method determination.
§53.4
Applications for reference or equivalent method determinations.
§53.5
Processing of applications.
§53.6
Right to witness conduct of tests.
§53.7
Testing of methods at the initiative of the Administrator.
§53.8
Designation of reference and equivalent methods.
§53.9
Conditions of designation.
§53.10
Appeal from rejection of application.
§53.11
Cancellation of reference or equivalent method designation.
§53.12
Request for hearing on cancellation.
§53.13
Hearings.
§53.14
Modification of a reference or equivalent method.
§53.15
Trade secrets and confidential or privileged information.
§53.16
Supersession of reference methods.
Appendix
Table A-1 to Subpart A of Part 53—Summary of Applicable Requirements for Reference and Equivalent Methods for Air Monitoring of Criteria Pollutants
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart A of Part 53—References
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Subpart B—PROCEDURES FOR TESTING PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS OF AUTOMATED METHODS FOR SO2, CO, O3, AND NO2

§53.20
General provisions.
§53.21
Test conditions.
§53.22
Generation of test atmospheres.
§53.23
Test procedures.
Appendix
Figure B-1 to Subpart B of Part 53—Example
Appendix
Table B-1 to Subpart B of Part 53—Performance Limit Specifications for Automated Methods
Appendix
Table B-2 to Subpart B of Part 53—Test Atmospheres
Appendix
Table B-3 to Subpart B of Part 53—Interferent Test Concentration, Parts per Million
Appendix
Table B-4 to Subpart B of Part 53—Line Voltage and Room Temperature Test Conditions
Appendix
Table B-5 to Subpart B of Part 53—Symbols and Abbreviations
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart B of Part 53—Optional Forms for Reporting Test Results
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Subpart C—PROCEDURES FOR DETERMINING COMPARABILITY BETWEEN CANDIDATE METHODS AND REFERENCE METHODS

§53.30
General provisions.
§53.31
[Reserved]
§53.32
Test procedures for methods for SO2, CO, O3, and NO2.
§53.33
Test Procedure for Methods for Lead (Pb).
§53.34
Test procedure for methods for PM10 and Class I methods for PM2.5.
§53.35
Test procedure for Class II and Class III methods for PM2.5 and PM−2.5.
Appendix
Table C-1 to Subpart C of Part 53—Test Concentration Ranges, Number of Measurements Required, and Maximum Discrepancy Specifications
Appendix
Table C-2 to Subpart C of Part 53—Sequence of Test Measurements
Appendix
Table C-3 to Subpart C of Part 53—Test Specifications for Pb in TSP and Pb in PM10 Methods
Appendix
Table C-4 to Subpart C of Part 53—Test Specifications for PM10, PM2.5 and PM10-2.5 Candidate Equivalent Methods
Appendix
Table C-5 to Subpart C of Part 53—Summary of Comparability Field Testing Campaign Site and Seasonal Requirements for Class II and III FEMs for PM10-2.5 and PM2.5
   
         
   
         
Appendix
Figure C-1 to Subpart C of Part 53—Suggested Format for Reporting Test Results for Methods for SO2, CO, O3, NO2
Appendix
Figure C-2 to Subpart C of Part 53—Illustration of the Slope and Intercept Limits for Class II and Class III PM2.5 Candidate Equivalent Methods
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Figure C-3 to Subpart C of Part 53—Illustration of the Slope and Intercept Limits for Class II and Class III PM10-2.5 Candidate Equivalent Methods
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Figure C-4 to Subpart C of Part 53—Illustration of the Minimum Limits for Correlation Coefficient for PM2.5 and PM10-2.5 Class II and III Methods
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart C of Part 53—References
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Subpart D—PROCEDURES FOR TESTING PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS OF METHODS FOR PM10

§53.40
General provisions.
§53.41
Test conditions.
§53.42
Generation of test atmospheres for wind tunnel tests.
§53.43
Test procedures.
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Subpart E—PROCEDURES FOR TESTING PHYSICAL (DESIGN) AND PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS OF REFERENCE METHODS AND CLASS I AND CLASS II EQUIVALENT METHODS FOR PM2.5 OR PM10-2.5

§53.50
General provisions.
§53.51
Demonstration of compliance with design specifications and manufacturing and test requirements.
§53.52
Leak check test.
§53.53
Test for flow rate accuracy, regulation, measurement accuracy, and cut-off.
§53.54
Test for proper sampler operation following power interruptions.
§53.55
Test for effect of variations in power line voltage and ambient temperature.
§53.56
Test for effect of variations in ambient pressure.
§53.57
Test for filter temperature control during sampling and post-sampling periods.
§53.58
Operational field precision and blank test.
§53.59
Aerosol transport test for Class I equivalent method samplers.
Appendix
Table E-1 to Subpart E of Part 53—Summary of Test Requirements for Reference and Class I Equivalent Methods for PM2.5 and PM10-2.5
Appendix
Table E-2 to Subpart E of Part 53—Spectral Energy Distribution and Permitted Tolerance for Conducting Radiative Tests
Appendix
Figure E-1 to Subpart E of Part 53—Designation Testing Checklist
Appendix
Figure E-2 to Subpart E of Part 53—Product Manufacturing Checklist
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart E of Part 53—References
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Subpart F—PROCEDURES FOR TESTING PERFORMANCE CHARACTERISTICS OF CLASS II EQUIVALENT METHODS FOR PM2.5

§53.60
General provisions.
§53.61
Test conditions.
§53.62
Test procedure: Full wind tunnel test.
§53.63
Test procedure: Wind tunnel inlet aspiration test.
§53.64
Test procedure: Static fractionator test.
§53.65
Test procedure: Loading test.
§53.66
Test procedure: Volatility test.
Appendix
Table F-1 to Subpart F of Part 53—Performance Specifications for PM2.5 Class II Equivalent Samplers
Appendix
Table F-2 to Subpart F of Part 53—Particle Sizes and Wind Speeds for Full Wind Tunnel Test, Wind Tunnel Inlet Aspiration Test, and Static Chamber Test
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Table F-3 to Subpart F of Part 53—Critical Parameters of Idealized Ambient Particle Size Distributions
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Table F-4 to Subpart F of Part 53—Estimated Mass Concentration Measurement of PM2.5 for Idealized Coarse Aerosol Size Distribution
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Table F-5 to Subpart F of Part 53—Estimated Mass Concentration Measurement of PM2.5 for Idealized “Typical” Coarse Aerosol Size Distribution
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Table F-6 to Subpart F of Part 53—Estimated Mass Concentration Measurement of PM2.5 for Idealized Fine Aerosol Size Distribution
Appendix
Figure F-1 to Subpart F of Part 53—Designation Testing Checklist
Appendix
Appendix A to Subpart F of Part 53—References


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