This International Standard specifies a method for the determination of the following six water-soluble organic complexing agents in the concentration range from 0,5 micrograms/litre to 200 micrograms/litre:
EDTA (ethylenedinitrilotetraacetic acid);NTA (nitrilotriacetic acid);DTPA (diethylenetrinitrilopentaacetic acid);MGDA (methylglycinediacetic acid);ß-ADA (ß-alaninediacetic acid);1,3-PDTA (1,3-propylenedinitrilotetraacetic acid).
The method is applicable to drinking, ground, surface and waste water.
Legislation related to this standard
Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2000 establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy (substitutes Directive Reference 01/991 - Common Position on WFD)
EN ISO 16588:2003
90.93 Standard confirmed
May 21, 2008
EN ISO 16588:2003/A1:2005