Chromatographia

, Volume 28, Issue 11–12, pp 617–619 | Cite as

Sampling and analysis of airborne chlorinated methanes — Comparison of FID and ECD

  • Y. Morele
  • C. Lefevre
  • P. Ferrari
  • J. P. Guenier
  • J. Muller
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Summary

A sampling method using activated charcoal, followed by percolation with ethanol and FID or ECD chromatographic analysis, depending on the concentrations to be monitored, makes it possible to evaluate concentrations of methylene chloride between 5 and 1000mg m−3, chloroform between 0.1 and 2000mg m−3, and carbon tetrachloride between 0.015 and 1000mg m−3.

Key Words

Gas chromatography Chlorinated methanes Activated charcoal sampling Pollution 

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© Friedr. Vieweg & Sohn Verlagsgesellschaft mbH 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Morele
    • 1
  • C. Lefevre
    • 1
  • P. Ferrari
    • 1
  • J. P. Guenier
    • 1
  • J. Muller
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre de Recherche, Service Physico-chimie des Polluants et Toxiques, Laboratoire de Métrologie des Polluants GazeuxI.N.R.S.Vandœuvre-les-NancyFrance

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