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Appendix B - Volatile Organics Acronyms

Acronyms and Abbreviations
AGC Annual Guideline Concentration
GC/MS Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectrometer
MDL Minimum Detection Limit
NIST (formerly NBS) National Institute of Standards and Technology
PPB Units in Parts Per Billion by Volume
SI/NJ Study Staten Island/New Jersey Urban Air Toxic Assessment Project
VOC Volatile Organic Compound
VOTS Volatile Organic Toxics Sampler
ATD-50 Perkin Elmer Automatic Thermal Desorber Model 50
ATD-400 Perkin Elmer Automatic Thermal Desorber Model 400

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