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Table 3. Organic compounds analyzed and reporting limits for fish-tissue and bed-sediment analyses
[MRL, method reporting limit; concentrations in micrograms per kilogram (g/kg) unless expressed otherwise; NA, not analyxed; unsp, unspecified]
Compound Fish tissue MRL Bed sediment MRL Compound Fish tissue MRL Bed sediment MRL
cis-Chlordane 5 1 Dieldrin 5 1
trans-Chlordane 5 1 Endrin 5 2
Heptachlor 5 1 Hexachlorobenzene 5 1
Heptachlor epoxide 5 1 alpha-BHC 5 1
cis-Nonachlor 5 1 beta-BHC 5 1
trans-Nonachlor 5 1 delta-BHC 5 NA
Oxychlordane 5 1 Lindane (gamma-BHC) >5 1
o,p´-DDD 5 1 o,p´-Methoxychlor 5 5
p,p´-DDD 5 1 p,p´-Methoxychlor 5 5
o,p´-DDE 5 1 Mirex 5 1
p,p´-DDE 5 1 Pentachloroanisole 5 1
o,p´-DDT 5 2 Toxaphene 200 200
p,p´-DDT 5 2 Total PCB 50 50
Aldrin 5 1 Lipids (percent) 0.5 NA
Dacthal (DCPA) 5 5      
Compounds analyzed only in bed sediment
Chloroneb   5 4-Chlorophenyl phenyl ether   50
Endosulfan I   1 4-Nitrophenol   unsp
Isodrin   1 4H-cyclopenta[def]phenanthrene   50
cis-Permethrin   5 Acenaphthene   50
trans-Permethrin   5 Acenaphthylene   50
1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene   50 Acridine   50
1,2-Dichlorobenzene   50 Anthracene   50
1,2-Dimethylnaphthalene   50 Anthraquinone   50
1,3-Dichlorobenzene   50 Azobenzene   50
1,4-Dichlorobenzene   50 Benz[a]anthracene   50
1,6-Dimethylnaphthalene   50 Benzo[a]pyrene   50
1-Methyl-9H-fluorene   50 Benzo[b]fluoranthene   50
1-Methylphenanthrene   50 Benzo[c]cinnoline   50
1-Methylpyrene   50 Benzo[ghi]perylene   50
2,2-Biquinoline   50 Benzo[k]fluoranthene   50
2,3,5,6-Tetramethylphenol   50 Phenanthridine   50
2,3,6-Trimethylnaphthalene   50 Phenol   50
2,4,6-Trichlorophenol   unsp Pyrene   50
2,4,6-Trimethylphenol   unsp Bis(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate   50
2,4-Dichlorophenol   unsp Butybenzyl phthalate   50
2,4-Dinitrophenol   unsp C8-Alkylphenol   50
2,4-Dinitrotoluene   50 Carbazole   50
2,6-Dimethylnaphthalene   50 Chrysene   50
2,6-Dinitrotoluene   50 Di-n-butyl-phthlate   50
2-Chloronaphthalene   50 Di-n-octyl phthlate   50
2-Chlorophenol   50 Dibenz[a,h]anthracene   50
2-Ethylnaphthalene   50 Dibenzothiophene   50
2-Methylanthracene   50 Diethyl phthalate   50
2-Nitrophenol   unsp Dimethyl phthalate   50
3,5-Dimethylphenol   50 Fluoranthene   50
4,6-Dinitro-2-methylphenol   unsp Fluorene   50
4-Bromophenylphenylether   50 Hexachlorobenzene   50
4-Chloro-3-methylphenol   50 Hexachlorobutadiene   unsp
Isophorone   50 Hexachlorocyclopentadiene   unsp
Isoquinoline   50 Hexachloroethane   unsp
N-Nitrosodi-n-propylamine   50 Indeno[1,2,3-cd]pyrene   50
N-Nitrosodiphenylamine   50 Quinoline   50
Naphthalene   50 bis(2-Chloroethoxy)methane   50
Nitrobenzene   50 bis(2-Chloroethyl)ether   50
Pentachloroanisole   50 bis(2-Chloroisopropyl) ether   unsp
Pentachloronitrobenzene   50 p-Cresol   50
Pentachlorophenol   unsp Inorganic carbon (grams per kg)   0.2
Phenanthrene   50 Organic carbon (grams per kg)   0.2

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