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Report on Method Development for the Analysis of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons by Liquid Chromatography.
NIOSH 1980 Jun:31 pages
A high performance liquid chromatographic (HPLC) method was developed for analysing polycyclic-aromatic-hydrocarbons. Fluoranthene (206440), pyrene (129000), benz(a)anthracene (56553), chrysene (218019), benzo(k)fluoranthene (207089), and benzo(a)pyrene (50328) were obtained from air on a glass fiber filter. They were extracted with acetonitrile and analysed by reverse phase HPLC with fluorescence detection. Six analyses were performed in an 8 hour day. Recoveries were 51 to over 90 percent. The authors conclude the method is promising, but improvements are needed.
Polynuclear-hydrocarbons; Chromatographic-analysis; Analytical-methods; Analytical-processes; Analytical-chemistry; Chemical-analysis; Laboratory-techniques;
206-44-0; 129-00-0; 56-55-3; 218-01-9; 207-08-9; 50-32-8;
NTIS Accession No.
Organic Methods Development Section, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, 31 pages, 16 references
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