7 Retained sample handling
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7 Retained sample handling

  7.1 The retained sample container should be clean and dry.

  7.2 Immediately prior to filling the retained sample container, the primary sample quantity should be thoroughly agitated to ensure that it is homogeneous.

  7.3 The retained sample should be of sufficient quantity to perform the tests required but should not be less than 400 ml. The container should be filled to 90% 5% capacity and sealed.


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