The determination of substituted aromatic amines in water and sediment samples

  • B. Scholz
  • N. Palauschek
Environmental Analysis

Summary

Certain substituted aromatic amines (anilines and benzidines) are known to possess high toxicological potential. They are classical environmental pollutants by virtue of their high degree of water solubility and the large amounts produced annually in the chemical industry for the synthesis of dyes, pesticides and pharmaceuticals.

The present paper describes a method for the determination of at least thirty-one of these compounds at lower Μg/l or Μg/kg (ppb) ranges in water or sediment samples.

Capillary column gas chromatography is employed with NFI- or MS-detection.

Dedicated clean-up procedures are described for the substituted anilines and benzidines in aqueous and sedimentary matrices. In addition, quality assurance aspects of the individual single component identification by NFI- or MS-detection are discussed.

Keywords

Aniline Quality Assurance Sediment Sample Water Solubility Single Component 

Bestimmung substituierter, aromatischer Amine in Wasser- und Sedimentproben

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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Scholz
    • 1
  • N. Palauschek
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut Fresenius GmbHTaunusstein-NeuhofGermany

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