EPA Vials


  • The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is responsible for monitoring of analytical standards used for environmental analysis in the USA.
  • Much of this analysis is applied to the testing of water supplies for the presence of potentially harmful chemicals.
  • These chemicals include pesticides, herbicides and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. (PAH)
  • The collection and processing of these water samples has been controlled by defining the type of vials used for this stage of the analysis.
  • The EPA Vials are defined by their size, volume and their degree of cleanliness.
  • These EPA Vials are also referred to as VOA (Volatile Organic Analysis) vials.

EPA vials provide:-

  • Two sizes available in clear or amber neutral glass.
  • Standard 28mm o.d. with heights of 57mm (20mL) and 95mm (40mL)
  • Glass that meets ASTM Type I Class A and USP Type I standards
  • Caps and seals manufactured from high purity polypropylene with silicone/PTFE injection septa.
  • Vials, caps and septa pre-assembled to reduce possible contamination.
  • Cleaning conforms to EPA standards with three levels of certification available.