IAEA-C8 oxalic acid was prepared by mixing natural oxalic acid which was purchased from the Vaishali company, Aurangabad, India, and synthetic oxalic acid purchased from Rhone Poulenc. Mixing was performed by recrystallization at Chemie Uettikon GmbH, Lahr, Germany in a different proportion than for IAEA-C7 . The recommended value of the quality control material is the result of the statistical evaluation of an interlaboratory comparison .
(SD) Standard uncertainty at 1 sigma level
(R/I/C) Classification assigned to the property value for analyte (Recommended/Information/Certified)
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