# cost benefits

01 July 2022

The Cost Benefits of Direct Mercury Analysis

Let’s take a more detailed look at the cost of analysis comparison between a dedicated mercury analyzer and one using Direct Mercury Analysis. It’s also worth noting that there are three approved methods using this approach - EPA Method 7473 for solid samples and liquids, ASTM method D-7623-10 for total mercury in crude oil using combustion gold amalgamation and cold vapor atomic absorption method and ASTM 6722-01 for coal combustion products.