, Volume 46, Issue 3–4, pp 209–212 | Cite as

New clean-up method for gas chromatographic analysis of pyrethroid residues

  • N. Kaushik
  • S. K. Handa
Short Communication


A fast and efficient method has been developed for clean-up of fenpropathrin and fluvalinate for gas chromatographic determination of their residues in crops, grain and soil. Charcoal (Darco-G-60) was used as adsorbent and the pyrethroids recovered by washing the adsorbent with hexane-acetone (9∶1). The method provides a clear filtrate with no interfering peaks in the chromatogram. Recoveries ranged 91.00–100%.

Key Words

Gas chromatography Pesticide residues Clean-up Pyrethroids 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Kaushik
    • 1
  • S. K. Handa
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Agricultural ChemicalsIndian Agricultural Research InstituteNew DelhiIndia

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