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 M2545 20 - 240 mg/L CaCO3
Alkalinity-m HR T M31 5 - 500 mg/L CaCO3
Alkalinity-m T M30 0 - 200 mg/L CaCO3
0 - 300 mg/L CaCO3
5 - 200 mg/L CaCO3
Alkalinity-p T M35 5 - 500 mg/L CaCO3
Aluminium PP M50 0.01 - 0.25 mg/L Al
Aluminium T M40 0.01 - 0.3 mg/L Al
Aluminium T M2501 0 - 0.3 mg/L Al
Aluminium T M3001 0 - 0.5 mg/L Al
Amine M3003 0 - 2 mg/L NH3
Amine T M3002 1.0 - 10 mg/L NH3
Ammonia HR TT M66 1.0 - 50 mg/L N
Ammonia LR TT M65 0.02 - 2.5 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
Ammonia PP M62 0.01 - 0.8 mg/L N
Ammonia T M60 0.02 - 1 mg/L N
Ammonia T M2502 0 - 1 mg/L N
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 VARIO PP M2503 0 - 0.5 mg/L N
Arsenic M68 0.02 - 0.6 mg/L As

B

Test name Method number Measuring range
Boron T M85 0.1 - 2 mg/L B
Bromine 10 T M78 0.1 - 3 mg/L Br2
Bromine 50 T M79 0.05 - 1 mg/L Br2
Bromine PP M81 0.05 - 4.5 mg/L Br2
Bromine T M80 0.2 - 13 mg/L Br2
0.05 - 13 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
COD HR TT M132 200 - 15000 mg/L CODb)
COD LMR TT M133 15 - 300 mg/L CODb)
COD LR TT M130 3 - 150 mg/L CODb)
COD MR TT M131 20 - 1500 mg/L CODb)
Cadmium M. TT M87 0.025 - 0.75 mg/L Cd
Chloramine (M) PP M63 0.02 - 4.5 mg/L NH2Cl as Cl2
Chloride L (A) M92 0.5 - 20 mg/L Cl-
Chloride L (B) M91 5.00 - 60 mg/L Cl-
Chloride T M90 0.5 - 25 mg/L Cl-
Chloride T M93 5 - 250 mg/L Cl- i)
Chlorine (free) and Monochloramine M64 0.02 - 4.50 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine 10 T M98 0.1 - 6 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine 50 T M99 0.02 - 0.5 mg/L Cl2 a)
Chlorine D55 T M2509 0.02 - 0.3 mg/L Cl2 *
Chlorine HR (KI) T M2510 10 - 300 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine HR (KI) T (105) M105 5 - 200 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine HR 10 T M104 0.1 - 10 mg/L Cl2 a)
Chlorine HR PP M111 0.1 - 8 mg/L Cl2 a)
Chlorine HR T M103 0.1 - 10 mg/L Cl2 a)
Chlorine HR T M2507 0 - 4 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 L M101 0.02 - 3 mg/L Cl2 a)
0.02 - 4.0 mg/L Cl2 a)
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
Chlorine LR T M2505 0 - 1 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine MR PP M113 0.02 - 3.5 mg/L Cl2 a)
Chlorine MR T M2506 0 - 2 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine PP M110 0.02 - 2 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 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 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 VARIO PP M2508 0 - 3.5 mg/L Cl2
Chlorine dioxide 50 T M119 0.05 - 1 mg/l ClO2
Chlorine dioxide PP M122 0.04 - 3.8 mg/l ClO2
Chlorine dioxide T M120 0.02 - 11 mg/l ClO2
0.05 - 2.5 mg/l ClO2
Chlorine dioxide T M2511 0.01 - 0.2 mg/l ClO2 **
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 50 PP M124 0.005 - 0.5 mg/L Crb)
Chromium L M3042 0.4 - 4.0 mg/L Cr
Chromium PP M125 0.02 - 2 mg/L Crb)
Copper 50 T M149 0.05 - 1 mg/L Cua)
Copper HR T M2518 0 - 5 mg/L Cu
Copper HR T M3062 0 - 4.0 mg/L Cu
Copper L M151 0.05 - 4 mg/L Cua)
Copper LR T M2520 0 - 1 mg/L Cu**
Copper LR T M3061 0 mg/L Cu
Copper PP M153 0.05 - 5 mg/L Cu
Copper T M150 0.05 - 5 mg/L Cua)
Copper VLR T M2517 0 - 1 mg/L Cu
Copper frei HR VARIO PP M2519 0 - 5 mg/L Cu
Copper frei LR VARIO PP M2521 0 - 1 mg/L Cu**
CyA HR T M161 10 - 200 mg/L CyA
CyA T M160 1 - 160 mg/L CyA
10 - 160 mg/L CyA
Cyanide 50 L M156 0.005 - 0.2 mg/L CN-
Cyanide L M157 0.01 - 0.5 mg/L CN-

D

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

F

Test name Method number Measuring range
Fluorescein M510 10 - 400 ppb
Fluorescein M511 10 - 300 ppb
Fluoride L M170 0.05 - 2 mg/L F-
Fluoride L M2516 0.2 - 2 mg/L F-
Fluoride T M3048 0 - 1.6 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

H

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

I

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

K

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

L

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

M

Test name Method number Measuring range
Manganese HR PP M243 0.1 - 18 mg/L Mn
Manganese L M245 0.05 - 5 mg/L Mn
Manganese LR PP M242 0.01 - 0.7 mg/L Mn
Manganese LR VARIO PP M2522 0.1 - 0.7 mg/L Mn
Manganese T M240 0.2 - 4 mg/L Mn
Manganese VLR VARIO PP M2523 0.02 - 0.2 mg/L Mn**
Mn T M3063 0 - 4.0 mg/L Mn
Molybdate HR L M254 1 - 100 mg/L MoO4
Molybdate HR PP M252 0.3 - 40 mg/L Mo
Molybdate HR T M2524 0 - 100 mg/L MoO4
Molybdate HR T M2525 50 - 500 mg/L MoO4
Molybdate HR T M3065 5.0 - 50 mg/L MoO4
Molybdate HR T M3066 10 - 150 mg/L MoO4
Molybdate L P M3064 0 - 10 mg/L MoO4
Molybdate LR PP M251 0.03 - 3 mg/L Mo
Molybdate LR T M2526 0 - 10 mg/L MoO4 **
Molybdate T M250 0.6 - 50 mg/L MoO4
1 - 30 mg/L MoO4
1 - 50 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 HR M268 1.2 - 35 mg/L N
Nitrate LR TT M267 0.5 - 14 mg/L N
Nitrate LR2 TT M266 0.2 - 15 mg/L N
Nitrate T M260 0.08 - 1 mg/L N
Nitrate T M2528 0 - 1 mg/L N
Nitrate T M3068 0.1 - 1.0 mg/L N
Nitrate TT M265 1 - 30 mg/L N
Nitrite HR PP M273 2 - 250 mg/L NO2 -
Nitrite HR TT M276 0.3 - 3 mg/L N
Nitrite L M3072 0.001 - 0.02 mg/L N
Nitrite LR T M2529 0 - 0.5 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 LR TT M275 0.03 - 0.6 mg/L N
Nitrite PP M272 0.01 - 0.3 mg/L N
Nitrite T M270 0.01 - 0.5 mg/L N
Nitrite VARIO PP M2530 0 - 0.3 mg/L N
Nitrite VHR L M271 25 - 2500 mg/L NO2 -

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)
Oxygen dissolved L M3100 2.0 - 12 mg/L O2
Ozone 50 T M299 0.02 - 0.5 mg/L O3
Ozone PP M301 0.015 - 2 mg/L O3
Ozone T M300 0.02 - 1 mg/L O3
0.02 - 2 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
Ozone in presence of chlorine T M2531 0 - 1 mg/L O3

P

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

Q

Test name Method number Measuring range
QAC HR T M3099 0 - 200 mg/L QAC
QAC LR T M3098 0 - 20 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
Selenium M363 0.05 - 1.6 mg/L Se
0.05 - 2 mg/L Se
Silcate T M350 0.05 - 4 mg/L SiO2
Silica HR VARIO PP M2542 0 - 100 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
Silica T M2541 0.25 - 4 mg/L SiO2
Silica T M3101 0.4 - 4.0 mg/L SiO2
Silica T M3102 1.0 - 10 mg/L SiO2
Silica VLR PP M349 0.005 - 0.5 mg/L SiO2
Silica VLR T M2543 0 - 1 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
Silicate LR PP M351 0.1 - 1.6 mg/L SiO2
0.05 - 1.6 mg/L SiO2
Sodium hypochlorite T M2527 2 - 18 % NaOCl
Sodium hypochlorite T M3067 2 - 16 % NaOCl
Sugar M3113 0 - 100
Sulphate HR PP M361 50 - 1000
Sulphate PP M360 5 - 100 mg/L SO4 2-
Sulphate T M355 5 - 100 mg/L SO4 2-
Sulphide T M365 0.04 - 0.5 mg/L S2-
Sulphide T M3107 0 - 0.5 mg/L S2-
Sulphite 10 T M368 0.1 - 10 mg/L SO3
Sulphite T M370 0.1 - 5 mg/L SO3
0.05 - 4 mg/L SO3
Sulphite T M2544 0.5 - 10 mg/L SO3
Surfactants M. (anion.) TT M376 0.05 - 2 mg/L SDSA
Surfactants M. (cation.) TT M378 0.05 - 1.5 mg/L CTAB
Surfactants M. (not ionic) TT M377 0.1 - 7.5 mg/L Triton X-100
Suspended solids 24 M384 10 - 750 mg/L TSS
Suspended solids 50 M383 10 - 750 mg/L TSS

T

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

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 HR T M3112 0 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 T M400 0.02 - 0.5 mg/L Zn
0.02 - 1 mg/L Zn