Governor Chris Christie • Lt.Governor Kim Guadagno
NJ Home | Services A to Z | Departments/Agencies | FAQs  
State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
State of New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
DEP Home | About DEP | Index by Topic | Programs/Units | DEP Online 
Laboratory Certification Programs
Quality Assurance Program
Performance Testing Samples
Private Well Testing Act
Training Courses
Environmental Laboratory Advisory Committee
OQA Staff Directory
OQA Bulletin Board
Frequently Asked Questions
Glossary
Related Links
Certified Laboratories
""

Glossary - V

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y

"VOCs" means volatile organic chemicals as listed in the National Primary Drinking Water Regulations. These are a group of purgeable organic compounds for which maximum contaminant levels (MCLs) or maximum contaminant level goals (MCLGs) have been established.

"Volatile organics" means those organic compounds that can be determined quantitatively by methods utilizing the purge and trap technique. VOCs are a subset of volatile organics.

"Volume Percent" means, for Acute Toxicity Testing, equal to 100 x (volume of effluent)/(volume of effluent + volume of dilution water).

 

 

Department: NJDEP Home | About DEP | Index by Topic | Programs/Units | DEP Online
Statewide: NJ Home | Services A to Z | Departments/Agencies | FAQs

Copyright © State of New Jersey, 1996-2013

Last Updated: October 10, 2013