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Holding Time

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Holding Time - definition(s)

Holding Time - The period of time a sample may be stored prior to its required analysis. While exceeding the holding time does not necessarily negate the veracity of analytical results, it causes the qualifying or "flagging" of any data not meeting all of the specified acceptance criteria.

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Source: Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, 21 March 2011 08:35:34, External 

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