Environmental Analysis

Increase Your Confidence in the Analysis of Environmental Samples with Tandem MS

In this presentation from an 'Advances in Environmental Analysis eSeminar' hosted by Separation Science in collaboration with Bruker, Ed George provides some tips on how to raise confidence in the analysis of environmental samples with tandem...

Effective Analysis of Pesticide Residues and Mycotoxins in Cannabis using QuEChERS

UCT has produced an application note describing the simultaneous analysis of pesticide residues and mycotoxins in cannabis using QuEChERS extraction. 

Effective Method for Concentrating Semi-volatile Compounds from EPA Method 625

Biotage has produced an application note in which fifty semi-volatile compounds were concentrated using the new TurboVap® II evaporator according to the EPA Method 625. For each of them, six replicates were done to assess the analyte recovery and...

EPA Method 522: Determination of 1,4-Dioxane in Drinking Water by SPE and GC/MS with Selected Ion Monitoring

UCT has produced an application note describing an SPE approach coupled with GC/MS for the determination of the hazardous analyte, 1,4-dioxane in drinking water.

Automated Fractionation of Extractable Petroleum Hydrocarbons (EPH) in Soil using SPE

Biotage has produced an application note describing the operating conditions for the automated fractionation of EPH into aliphatic and PAH fractions using the ISOLUTE EPH column in conjunction with the Biotage® ExtraheraTM automation system. 

The Application of Thermal Desorption to Chemical Ecology

Markes International has produced an application note that provides an overview of the fundamentals of thermal desorption (TD) and compatible sampling techniques, as used for chemical ecology studies.

Rapid Screening Method for MTBE and BTEX Compounds in Contaminated Ground Water by Portable SPME-GC/MS

PerkinElmer has produced an application note describing a rapid screening method for methyl-tert-butyl ether (MTBE) and the combination of benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, and xylenes (BTEX) in petroleum contaminated ground water using solid phase...

Optimizing Extraction of Multianalyte Suites from Water Samples Using SPE

Biotage has produced an application note demonstrating an innovative SPE technique that is used in applications where multiple suites of analytes with a broad polarity range are to be extracted simultaneously from a single water sample, such as...

Highly Efficient Monitoring of VOCs in Stack Emissions using TD-GC-MS

Markes International has produced an application note for the highly efficient monitoring of VOCs in stack emissions using sorbent tubes analysed by TD–GC–MS in accordance with European standard method CEN/TS 13649. The value of repeat analysis...

Efficient Extraction of Polyfluorinated Compounds in Water Using SPE

Biotage has produced an application note describing an effective method for the extraction of polyfluorinated compounds in water using EVOLUTE® EXPRESS WAX SPE prior to LC-MS/MS analysis.

How to Improve Peak Shape Consistency in Multiresidue Pesticide Analysis

Agilent Technoloies has produced an application note demonstrating how the Agilent Intuvo 9000 gas chromatograph addresses issues associated with multiresidue pesticide analysis of food products and offers the additional advantage of an...

Determination of Enantiomeric Excess of Metolachlor from Chiral Synthesis using the Agilent 1260 Infinity Analytical SFC System

Agilent Technologies has produced an application note describing the development of a method for the separation of four stereoisomers, which were derived from a compound with two steric centers. The method was developed using an Agilent 1260...

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