Analytical Periodic Table
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Location:  Group 10, Period 4
Atomic Weight:  58.6934 
Coordination Number:  6
Chemical Form in Solution:  Ni(H2O)62+

Storage & Handling:  Keep tightly sealed when not in use. Store and use at 20 ± 4°C. Do not pipet from container. Do not return portions removed for pipetting to container.

Chemical Compatibility:  Stable in HCl, HNO3, H2SO4, HF, and H3PO4. Avoid basic media. Stable with most metals and inorganic anions in acidic media.

Stability:  2-100 ppb levels. 2-100 ppb levels stable for months in 1% HNO3 / LDPE container. 1-10,000 ppm solutions chemically stable for years in 1-5% HNO3 / LDPE container.

Ni Containing Samples (Preparation & Solution):  Metal (soluble in HNO3); Oxides (soluble in HCl); Ores (dissolve in HCl / HNO3).

Atomic Spectroscopic Information:  (red text indicates severe at ~ concs.)
Technique / LineEstimated D.L.*OrderTypeInterferences
ICP-OES 221.647 nm0.01/.0009 µg/mL1ionSi
ICP-OES 232.003 nm0.02/.006 µg/mL1atomCr, Re, Os, Nb, Ag, Pt, Fe
ICP-OES 231.604 nm0.02/.002 µg/mL1ionSb, Ta, Co
ICP-MS 60 amu100 pptn/aM+43Ca16O1H, 44Ca16O, 23Na37Cl
*ICP-OES D.L.'s are given as radial / axial view

Nickel (Ni) Single-Element Standard
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