MT 66 - Free acidity of phenoxyalkanoic esters

 

Content Handbook F

 

Outline of method

The material is dissolved in ethanol, cooled and the free acid titrated with standard sodium hydroxide.

 

 

Scope

The method is suitable for aqueous emulsions produced from emulsion concentrates of HCH, lindane, DDT, endrin, HEOD, and HHDN. It is probably suitable for other organochlorine pesticides.