Clarification of Various Misconceptions About Total Organic Carbon Analysis


TOC can be determined in pharmaceutical water or other types of water samples using either the Difference or the Acidify & Sparge methods. The Difference method involves measuring the total carbon (TC), and then measuring inorganic carbon (IC). The Acidify & Sparge method looks at TOC differently. This white paper examines both methods for TOC analysis and dissolves certain misconceptions plaguing both.