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Application Note 161
Application note
Categories: Thermal desorption tubes Thermal desorption tubes, empty TD-100 xr UNITY-ULTRA-xr PRO Plastics Direct desorption Application note

Addressing multiple challenges of microplastics analysis using versatile TD–GC–MS – Evaluation of salt samples

Application Note 161

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from polymer standards were analysed to establish marker compounds for
microplastics analysis using direct thermal desorption–gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (TD–GC–MS).

The marker compounds enabled quantitation of multiple types of microplastics in a variety of salt samples. Sample introduction into the GC–MS was automated using the TD100-xr™ thermal desorber, which increases the throughput of large sample volumes.

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