The method ia applicable of oxide of nitrogen contents equal to or greater than 0,00002 % (m/m). The principle is based on oxidation of nitrous nitrogen to nitric nitrogen by potassium permanganate. Reaction of nitric nitrogen with 2,4-xylenol under specified conditions to form a nitrate derivate. Distillation of the nitrate derivate and absorption in sodium hydroxide solution. Spectrophotometric measurement of the yellow coloured nitrophenol at a wavelength of about 445 nm.
ISO 2363:1972Stage: 95.99
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