Methods

Here you will get an overview of all Lovibond® methods, what the exact procedure of your test measurement looks like and how the test must be carried out correctly with the respective measuring device. Clear descriptions guide you step by step through each method. The required reagents are listed as well as possible interferences, calibration and validation instructions or literature and much more.

Test name Method number Measuring range
M3050 50 - 500 mg/L Pt
M3051 10 - 90 mg/L Pt
M3052 70 - 250 mg/L Pt
M3053 0 - 30 mg/L Pt
M3054 30 - 70 mg/L Pt

A

Test name Method number Measuring range
Alkalinity-m T M30 0 - 200 mg/L CaCO3
0 - 300 mg/L CaCO3
5 - 200 mg/L CaCO3
Alkalinity-m HR T M31 5 - 500 mg/L CaCO3
Alkalinity-p T M35 5 - 500 mg/L CaCO3
Aluminium T M40 0.01 - 0.3 mg/L Al
Aluminium PP M50 0.01 - 0.25 mg/L Al
Ammonia T M60 0.02 - 1 mg/L N
Ammonia PP M62 0.01 - 0.8 mg/L N
Ammonia LR TT M65 0.02 - 2.5 mg/L N
Ammonia HR TT M66 1.0 - 50 mg/L N
Arsenic M68 0.02 - 0.6 mg/L As
Aluminium T M2501 0 - 0.3 mg/L Al
Ammonia T M2502 0 - 1 mg/L N
Ammonia VARIO PP M2503 0 - 0.5 mg/L N
Alkalinity m T M2545 20 - 240 mg/L CaCO3
Aluminium T M3001 0 - 0.5 mg/L Al
Amine T M3002 1.0 - 10 mg/L NH3
Amine M3003 0 - 2 mg/L NH3
Ammonia T M3004 0 - 0.4 mg/L N
Ammonia T M3005 0 - 1.0 mg/L N
Ammonia T M3006 0 - 10 mg/L N
Ammonia Nes. L M3007 0.02 - 0.2 mg/L N
Ammonia Nes. L M3008 0.2 - 0.52 mg/L N
Ammonia Nes. L M3009 0.56 - 1.2 mg/L N
Ammonia Nes. L M3010 1.2 - 2.0 mg/L N

B

Test name Method number Measuring range
Bromine 10 T M78 0.1 - 3 mg/L Br2
Bromine 50 T M79 0.05 - 1 mg/L Br2
Bromine T M80 0.2 - 13 mg/L Br2
0.05 - 13 mg/L Br2
Bromine PP M81 0.05 - 4.5 mg/L Br2
Bromine T M2504 0 - 5 mg/L Br2
Bromine T M3011 0.2 - 2.0 mg/L Br2
Bromine T M3012 1.0 - 10 mg/L Br2
Bromine T M3013 0.5 - 6.0 mg/L Br2

C

Test name Method number Measuring range
Chloramine (M) PP M63 0.02 - 4.5 mg/L NH2Cl as Cl2
Chlorine (free) and Monochloramine M64 0.02 - 4.50 mg/L Cl2
Cadmium M. TT M87 0.025 - 0.75 mg/L Cd
Chloride T M90 0.5 - 25 mg/L Cl-
Chloride L (A) M91 5.00 - 60 mg/L Cl-
Chloride L (B) M92 0.5 - 20 mg/L Cl-
Chloride T M93 5 - 250 mg/L Cl- i)
Chlorine 10 T M98 0.1 - 6 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine 50 T M99 0.02 - 0.5 mg/L Cl2 a)
Chlorine T M100 0.01 - 6.0 mg/L Cl2 a)
0.1 - 6.0 mg/L Cl2 a)
0.02 - 6.0 mg/L Cl2 a)
Chlorine L M101 0.02 - 3 mg/L Cl2 a)
0.02 - 4.0 mg/L Cl2 a)
Chlorine HR T M103 0.1 - 10 mg/L Cl2 a)
Chlorine HR 10 T M104 0.1 - 10 mg/L Cl2 a)
Chlorine HR (KI) T (105) M105 5 - 200 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine PP M110 0.02 - 2 mg/L Cl2 a)
Chlorine HR PP M111 0.1 - 8 mg/L Cl2 a)
Chlorine MR PP M113 0.02 - 3.5 mg/L Cl2 a)
Chlorine dioxide 50 T M119 0.05 - 1 mg/l ClO2
Chlorine dioxide T M120 0.02 - 11 mg/l ClO2
0.05 - 2.5 mg/l ClO2
Chlorine dioxide PP M122 0.04 - 3.8 mg/l ClO2
Chromium 50 PP M124 0.005 - 0.5 mg/L Crb)
Chromium PP M125 0.02 - 2 mg/L Crb)
COD LR TT M130 3 - 150 mg/L CODb)
COD MR TT M131 20 - 1500 mg/L CODb)
COD HR TT M132 200 - 15000 mg/L CODb)
COD LMR TT M133 15 - 300 mg/L CODb)
COD VLR TT M134 2.0 - 60.0 mg/L CODb)
Copper 50 T M149 0.05 - 1 mg/L Cua)
Copper T M150 0.05 - 5 mg/L Cua)
Copper L M151 0.05 - 4 mg/L Cua)
Copper PP M153 0.05 - 5 mg/L Cu
Cyanide 50 L M156 0.005 - 0.2 mg/L CN-
Cyanide L M157 0.01 - 0.5 mg/L CN-
CyA T M160 1 - 160 mg/L CyA
10 - 160 mg/L CyA
CyA HR T M161 10 - 200 mg/L CyA
Chlorine LR T M2505 0 - 1 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine MR T M2506 0 - 2 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine HR T M2507 0 - 4 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine VARIO PP M2508 0 - 3.5 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine D55 T M2509 0.02 - 0.3 mg/L Cl2 *
Chlorine HR (KI) T M2510 10 - 300 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine dioxide T M2511 0.01 - 0.2 mg/l ClO2 **
Copper VLR T M2517 0 - 1 mg/L Cu
Copper HR T M2518 0 - 5 mg/L Cu
Copper frei HR VARIO PP M2519 0 - 5 mg/L Cu
Copper LR T M2520 0 - 1 mg/L Cu**
Copper frei LR VARIO PP M2521 0 - 1 mg/L Cu**
Chlorine T M3014 0.02 - 0.3 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine T M3015 0.02 - 0.5 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine T M3016 0.2 - 0.8 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine T M3017 1.5 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine T M3018 0.1 - 1.0 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine T M3019 0.1 - 1.0 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine T M3020 2.0 - 10.0 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine T M3021 0.1 - 2.0 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine T M3022 0.2 - 4.0 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine T M3023 0.5 - 6.0 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine T M3024 1.0 - 4.0 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine T M3025 2.0 - 5.0 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine T M3026 2.0 - 10 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine T M3027 0.5 - 4.0 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine T M3028 0.1 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine T M3029 0.15 - 2.0 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine T M3030 1.0 - 5.0 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine HR T M3031 2.0 - 10 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine HR T M3032 5.0 - 50 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine HR T M3033 5.0 - 250 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine T M3034 0.01 - 0.1 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine T M3035 0.02 - 0.2 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine T M3036 0.05 - 0.5 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine T M3037 0.1 - 1.0 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine dioxide T M3038 0.19 - 1.9 mg/l ClO2
Chlorine dioxide T M3039 0.04 - 0.57 mg/l ClO2
Chlorine dioxide T M3040 0.38 - 1.52 mg/l ClO2
Chlorine dioxide T M3041 0.25 - 5.0 mg/l ClO2
Chromium L M3042 0.4 - 4.0 mg/L Cr
Copper LR T M3061 0 mg/L Cu
Copper HR T M3062 0 - 4.0 mg/L Cu
Chlorine L M3114 0.1 - 1.0 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine L M3115 0.1 - 2.0 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine L M3116 1.0 - 4.0 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine L M3117 0.02 - 0.3 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine L M3118 0.2 - 4.0 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine L M3119 0.2 - 0.8 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine L M3120 0.01 - 0.1 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine L M3121 0.02 - 0.2 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine L M3122 0.05 - 0.5 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine L M3123 0.1 - 1.0 mg/L Cl2

D

Test name Method number Measuring range
DBNPA VARIO PP M116 0.034 - 5.95 mg/L DBNPA
DEHA T (L) M165 0.02 - 0.5 mg/L DEHA
DEHA PP M167 0.02 - 0.5 mg/L DEHA
DEHA L M2512 0 - 0.5 mg/L DEHA
DEHA L M3043 0.016 - 0.16 mg/L DEHA

F

Test name Method number Measuring range
Fluoride L M170 0.05 - 2 mg/L F-
Formaldehyde 10 M. L M175 1.00 - 5.00 mg/L HCHO
Formaldehyde 50 M. L M176 0.02 - 1.00 mg/L HCHO
Formaldehyde M. TT M177 0.1 - 5 mg/L HCHO
Fluorescein M510 10 - 400 ppb
Fluorescein 2P M511 10 - 300 ppb
Fluoride L M2516 0.2 - 2 mg/L F-
Fluoride T M3048 0 - 1.6 mg/L F-

H

Test name Method number Measuring range
Hardness Calcium (B) T M190 50 - 900 mg/L CaCO3
Hardness Calcium (B) T M191 20 - 500 mg/L CaCO3
Hardness total T M200 2 - 50 mg/L CaCO3
Hardness total HR T M201 20 - 500 mg/L CaCO3 i)
Hazen 50 M203 10 - 500 mg/L Pt
Hazen 24 M204 10 - 500 mg/L Pt
Hydrazine P M205 0.05 - 0.5 mg/L N2H4
Hydrazine L M206 0.01 - 0.6 mg/L N2H4
5 - 600 µg/L N2H4
Hydrazine C M207 0.01 - 0.7 mg/L N2H4 c)
H2O2 50 T M209 0.01 - 0.5 mg/L H2O2
H2O2 T M210 0.03 - 1.5 mg/L H2O2
0.03 - 3 mg/L H2O2
Hypochlorite T M212 0.2 - 16 % NaOCl
0.2 - 17 % NaOCl
H2O2 LR L M213 1 - 50 mg/L H2O2
H2O2 HR L M214 40 - 500 mg/L H2O2
Hardness total P M3049 0 - 60 mg/L CaCO3
Hydrazine P M3055 0 - 0.5 mg/L N2H4
Hydrazine P M3056 0.02 - 0.2 mg/L N2H4
Hydrazine L M3057 0 - 1.0 mg/L N2H4
Hydrazine L M3058 0 - 0.4 mg/L N2H4
H2O2 LR T M3108 0.05 - 0.5 mg/L H2O2
H2O2 LR T M3109 0.1 mg/L H2O2
H2O2 LR T M3110 0.01 mg/L H2O2
H2O2 HR T M3124 2 - 20 mg/L H2O2
H2O2 LR T M3125 10 - 100 mg/L H2O2

I

Test name Method number Measuring range
Iron 10 T M218 0.05 - 1 mg/L Fe
Iron 50 T M219 0.01 - 0.5 mg/L Fe
Iron T M220 0.1 - 1 mg/L Fe
0.02 - 1 mg/L Fe
Iron 50 PP M221 0.01 - 1.5 mg/L Feg)
Iron PP M222 0.01 - 1.5 mg/L Feg)
0.02 - 3 mg/L Feg)
Iron (TPTZ) PP M223 0.1 - 1.8 mg/L Fe
0.02 - 1.8 mg/L Fe
Iron in Mo PP (224) M224 0.01 - 1.8 mg/L Fe
Iron LR L (A) M225 0.03 - 2 mg/L Fe
Iron LR L (B) M226 0.03 - 2 mg/L Fe
Iron HR L M227 0.1 - 10 mg/L Fe
Iron LR T M2513 0.05 - 1 mg/L Fe
Iron HR T M2514 1 - 10 mg/L Fe
Iron VARIO PP M2515 0 - 1.8 mg/L Fe
Iron LR T M3044 0.02 - 0.3 mg/L Fe
Iron LR T M3045 0.1 - 1.0 mg/L Fe
Iron HR T M3046 1.0 - 10 mg/L Fe
Iron M3047 0.01 - 0.1 mg/L Fe
Iodine T M3059 0.4 - 3.6 mg/L I
Iodine T M3060 0.7 - 14 mg/L I

K

Test name Method number Measuring range
KS4.3 T M20 0.1 - 4 mmol/L KS4.3
KS 4,3T M2540 0.5 - 5 mmol/L KS4.3

L

Test name Method number Measuring range
lodine T M215 0.05 - 3.6 mg/L I
Lead 10 M232 0.1 - 5 mg/L Pb
Lead (A) TT M234 0.1 - 5 mg/L Pb
Lead (B) TT M235 0.1 - 5 mg/L Pb

M

Test name Method number Measuring range
Manganese T M240 0.2 - 4 mg/L Mn
Manganese LR PP M242 0.01 - 0.7 mg/L Mn
Manganese HR PP M243 0.1 - 18 mg/L Mn
Manganese L M245 0.05 - 5 mg/L Mn
Molybdate T M250 0.6 - 50 mg/L MoO4
1 - 30 mg/L MoO4
1 - 50 mg/L MoO4
Molybdate LR PP M251 0.03 - 3 mg/L Mo
Molybdate HR PP M252 0.3 - 40 mg/L Mo
Molybdate HR L M254 1 - 100 mg/L MoO4
Manganese LR VARIO PP M2522 0.1 - 0.7 mg/L Mn
Manganese VLR VARIO PP M2523 0.02 - 0.2 mg/L Mn**
Molybdate HR T M2524 0 - 100 mg/L MoO4
Molybdate HR T M2525 50 - 500 mg/L MoO4
Molybdate LR T M2526 0 - 10 mg/L MoO4 **
Mn T M3063 0 - 4.0 mg/L Mn
Molybdate L P M3064 0 - 10 mg/L MoO4
Molybdate HR T M3065 5.0 - 50 mg/L MoO4
Molybdate HR T M3066 10 - 150 mg/L MoO4

N

Test name Method number Measuring range
Nickel 50 L M255 0.02 - 1 mg/L Ni
Nickel L M256 0.2 - 7 mg/L Ni
Nitrate T M260 0.08 - 1 mg/L N
Nitrate TT M265 1 - 30 mg/L N
Nitrate LR2 TT M266 0.2 - 15 mg/L N
Nitrate LR TT M267 0.5 - 14 mg/L N
Nitrate HR M268 1.2 - 35 mg/L N
Nitrite T M270 0.01 - 0.5 mg/L N
Nitrite VHR L M271 25 - 2500 mg/L NO2 -
Nitrite PP M272 0.01 - 0.3 mg/L N
Nitrite HR PP M273 2 - 250 mg/L NO2 -
Nitrite LR TT M275 0.03 - 0.6 mg/L N
Nitrite HR TT M276 0.3 - 3 mg/L N
Nitrate T M2528 0 - 1 mg/L N
Nitrite LR T M2529 0 - 0.5 mg/L N
Nitrite VARIO PP M2530 0 - 0.3 mg/L N
Nitrate T M3068 0.1 - 1.0 mg/L N
Nitrite LR T M3070 0.05 - 0.5 mg/L N
Nitrite LR T M3071 0.002 - 0.05 mg/L N
Nitrite L M3072 0.001 - 0.02 mg/L N

O

Test name Method number Measuring range
Oxygen active T M290 0.1 - 10 mg/L O2
Oxygen dissolved C M292 10 - 800 µg/L O2 c)
10 - 1100 µg/L O2 c)
Ozone 50 T M299 0.02 - 0.5 mg/L O3
Ozone T M300 0.02 - 1 mg/L O3
0.02 - 2 mg/L O3
Ozone PP M301 0.015 - 2 mg/L O3
Ozone in presence of chlorine T M2531 0 - 1 mg/L O3
Ozone T M2532 0 - 1 mg/L O3
Ozone T M3073 0.1 - 1.0 mg/L O3
Ozone T M3074 0.01 - 0.1 mg/L O3
Ozone T M3075 0.05 - 0.45 mg/L O3
Ozone T M3076 0 - 0.5 mg/L O3
Oxygen dissolved L M3100 2.0 - 12 mg/L O2

P

Test name Method number Measuring range
PHMB T M70 2 - 60 mg/lLPHMB
Phenol T M315 0.1 - 5 mg/L C6H5OH
Phosphonate PP M316 0.02 - 125 mg/L PO4
Phosphate total LR TT M317 0.07 - 3 mg/L Pb)
Phosphate total HR TT M318 1.5 - 20 mg/L Pb)
Phosphate LR T M319 0.05 - 4 mg/L P
Phosphate LR T M320 0.02 - 1.3 mg/L P
0.016 - 1.305 mg/L P
Phosphate HR T M321 0.33 - 26.09 mg/L P
0.33 - 26 mg/L P
Phosphate HR TT M322 0.98 - 19.57 mg/L P
1 - 20 mg/L P
Phosphate PP M323 0.02 - 0.8 mg/L P
0.02 - 0.815 mg/L P
Phosphate TT M324 0.02 - 1.63 mg/L P
Phosphate h. TT M325 0.02 - 1.6 mg/L Pb)
Phosphate t. TT M326 0.02 - 1.1 mg/L Pb)
Phosphate HR C M327 1.6 - 13 mg/L Pc)
Phosphate LR C M328 0.02 - 1.6 mg/L Pc)
0.016 - 1.6 mg/L Pc)
pH-value LR T M329 5.2 - 6.8 pH
pH-value T M330 6.5 - 8.4 pH
pH value L M331 6.5 - 8.4 pH
pH-value HR T M332 8.0 - 9.6 pH
Phosphate LR L M334 0.1 - 10 mg/L PO4
Phosphate HR L M335 5 - 80 mg/L PO4
Polyacrylate L M338 1 - 30 mg/L Polyacryl
Potassium T M340 0.7 - 16 mg/L K
PTSA M500 10 - 1000 ppb
PTSA M501 10 - 400 ppb
pH value T M2533 5,2 - 6,8 pH
pH value T M2534 6 - 7,6 pH
pH value T M2535 6,5 - 8,4 pH
pH value T M2536 4 - 10 pH
Phosphate HR T M2537 0 - 80
Phosphate LR T M2538 0 - 4
Phosphate VARIO PP M2539 0 - 2.5
pH value T M3077 1.2 - 2.8 pH
pH value T M3078 2.8 - 4.4 pH
pH value T M3079 3.6 pH
pH value T M3080 4.4 - 6.0 pH
pH value T M3081 5.2 - 6.8 pH
pH value T M3082 6.0 - 7.6 pH
pH value T M3083 6.8 - 8.4 pH
pH value T M3084 7.2 - 8.8 pH
pH value T M3085 8.0 - 9.6 pH
pH value L M3086 4.0 - 11 pH
pH value T M3087 1.0 - 2.6 pH
pH value T M3088 7.6 - 9.2 pH
pH value L M3089 6.0 pH
pH value L M3090 8.0 - 9.6 pH
pH value T M3091 7.0 - 8.0 pH
Phosphate LR T M3092 0 - 4.0 mg/L P
Phosphate HR T M3093 0 - 40 mg/L P
Phosphate L M3094 0 - 80 mg/L P
Phosphate HR T M3095 0 - 100 mg/L P
Phosphate L M3096 10 - 100 mg/L P
Phosphate L T M3097 0.2 - 2 mg/L PO4

Q

Test name Method number Measuring range
QAC LR T M3098 0 - 20 mg/L QAC
QAC HR T M3099 0 - 200 mg/L QAC

S

Test name Method number Measuring range
SAC 254 nm (344) M344 0.5 - 50 m-1
SAC 436 nm M345 0.5 - 50 m-1
SAC 525 nm M346 0.5 - 50 m-1
SAC 620 nm M347 0.5 - 50 m-1
Silica VLR PP M349 0.005 - 0.5 mg/L SiO2
Silcate T M350 0.05 - 4 mg/L SiO2
Silicate LR PP M351 0.1 - 1.6 mg/L SiO2
0.05 - 1.6 mg/L SiO2
Silicate HR PP M352 1 - 90 mg/L SiO2
1 - 100 mg/L SiO2
Silicate L M353 0.1 - 8 mg/L SiO2
Sulphate T M355 5 - 100 mg/L SO4 2-
Sulphate PP M360 5 - 100 mg/L SO4 2-
Sulphate HR PP M361 50 - 1000
Selenium M363 0.05 - 1.6 mg/L Se
0.05 - 2 mg/L Se
Sulphide T M365 0.04 - 0.5 mg/L S2-
Sulphite 10 T M368 0.1 - 12 mg/L SO3
Sulphite T M370 0.1 - 5 mg/L SO3
0.05 - 4 mg/L SO3
Surfactants M. (anion.) TT M376 0.05 - 2 mg/L SDSA
Surfactants M. (not ionic) TT M377 0.1 - 7.5 mg/L Triton X-100
Surfactants M. (cation.) TT M378 0.05 - 1.5 mg/L CTAB
Suspended solids 50 M383 10 - 750 mg/L TSS
Suspended solids 24 M384 10 - 750 mg/L TSS
Sodium hypochlorite T M2527 2 - 18 % NaOCl
Silica T M2541 0.25 - 4 mg/L SiO2
Silica HR VARIO PP M2542 0 - 100 mg/L SiO2
Silica VLR T M2543 0 - 1 mg/L SiO2 **
Sulphite T M2544 0.5 - 10 mg/L SO3
Sodium hypochlorite T M3067 2 - 16 % NaOCl
Silica T M3101 0.4 - 4.0 mg/L SiO2
Silica T M3102 1.0 - 10 mg/L SiO2
Silica L M3103 0.1 - 1.0 mg/L SiO2
Silica L M3104 2.5 - 25 mg/L SiO2
Silica L M3105 1.0 - 20 mg/L SiO2
Silica L M3106 0.2 - 1.0 mg/L SiO2
Sulphide T M3107 0 - 0.5 mg/L S2-
Sugar M3113 0 - 100

T

Test name Method number Measuring range
TN LR TT M280 0.5 - 25 mg/L Nb)
TN HR TT M281 5 - 150 mg/L Nb)
TN LR 2 TT M283 0.5 - 14 mg/L Nb)
TN HR 2 TT M284 5 - 140 mg/L Nb) i)
TOC LR M. TT M380 5 - 80 mg/L TOCb)
TOC HR M. TT M381 50 - 800 mg/L TOCb)
Turbidity 50 M385 5 - 500 FAU
Turbidity 24 M386 10 - 1000 FAU
Triazole PP M388 1 - 16 mg/L Benzotriazole or Tolyltriazole
Tannin L M389 0.5 - 20 mg/L Tannin

U

Test name Method number Measuring range
Urea T M390 0.1 - 2.5 mg/L Urea
0.1 - 2 mg/L Urea
Urea T M391 0.2 - 5 mg/L Ureai)

Z

Test name Method number Measuring range
Zinc T M400 0.02 - 0.5 mg/L Zn
0.02 - 1 mg/L Zn
Zinc L M405 0.1 - 2.5 mg/L Zn
Zinc LR T M2546 0 - 1 mg/L Zn
Zinc LR T M3111 0 mg/L Zn
Zinc HR T M3112 0 mg/L Zn
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