5 Sampling and Sample integrity
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5 Sampling and Sample integrity

  5.1 A means should be provided to seal the sampling equipment throughout the period of supply.

  5.2 Attention should be given to:

  • .1 the form of set up of the sampler;

  • .2 the form of the primary sample container;

  • .3 the cleanliness and dryness of the sampler and the primary sample container prior to use;

  • .4 the setting of the means used to control the flow to the primary sample container; and

  • .5 the method to be used to secure the sample from tampering or contamination during the bunker operation.

  5.3 The primary sample receiving container should be attached to the sampling equipment and sealed so as to prevent tampering or contamination of the sample throughout the bunker delivery period.


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