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108.3 - Sulfur, Mercury, and Chlorine in Fuels (liquid and solid forms)

These materials are intended for analysis of sulfur, mercury, and chlorine in fossil fuels. For further information see:

SP 260-84, Sampling, Materials Handling, Processing, and Packaging of NBS Sulfur in Coal
Standard Reference Materials

SP 260-167, A Method for the Preparation of NIST Traceable Fossil Fuel Standards with Concentrations Intermediate to SRM Values or DVD 2010 Edition-Fossil Fuel SRM Blending (see webpage for additional information)

Determination of Sulfur in Biodiesel and Petroleum Diesel by X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) Using the Gravimetric Standard Addition

Gravimetric Standard Additions Methods (gSAM)

See other related links:
Table 106.3 Mercury in Activated Carbon
Table 108.1 Alcohols and Ethers [Oxygenates] in Gasoline
Table 108.2 Metal Constituents in Fossil Fuels (liquid forms)
Table 108.6 Fossil Fuel Trace   Elements (solid forms)
Table 114.2 Lubricating Base Oils


108.3(9) - Bituminous Coal

PLEASE NOTE: The tables are presented to facilitate comparisons among a family of materials to help customers select the best SRM for their needs. For specific values and uncertainties, the certificate is the only official source.


- Certified values are normal font
- Reference values are italicized
- Values in parentheses are for information only


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  SRM Description Unit Size     Bromine in mg/kg
Chlorine in mg/kg
Furnace Ash in %
Heat of Combustion (in MJ/kg)*
Magnesium in mg/kg
Manganese in mg/kg
Mercury in ug/kg
Sulfur in %
Detail MSDS 1632e
Out of Stock
Trace Elements in Coal (Bituminous) 50 g     963 8.488   391 18.4 135.1  
Detail Certificate MSDS 2683c
Now Selling
Bituminous Coal (Nominal Mass Fraction 2 % Sulfur)
50 g     1127 9.870 30.24     90.0 1.955
Detail Certificate MSDS 2684c
Now Selling
Bituminous Coal (Nominal Mass Fraction 3 % Sulfur)
50 g     975 7.945   494 20.51 68.8 3.027
Detail Certificate MSDS 2685c
Out of Stock
Bituminous Coal (Nominal Mass Fraction 5 % Sulfur) 50 g   4.94 554.0 15.95   814 36.84 149.4 4.72
Detail Certificate MSDS 2692c
Now Selling
Bituminous Coal (Nominal Mass Fraction 1 % Sulfur)
50 g     1338 7.499       179.0 1.064
Detail Certificate MSDS 2693
Now Selling
Bituminous Coal (Nominal Mass Fraction 0.5 % Sulfur)
50 g     369.6 9.4       37.3 0.4571