Quantification of chloroanilines in drinking water by gas chromatography as bromo derivatives

  • I. V. Gruzdev
  • M. V. Alferova
  • B. M. Kondratenok
  • I. G. Zenkevich


A procedure is developed for determination of trace amounts of simple aniline, 2- and 4-chloro-anilines, 2,4- and 2,6-dichloroanilines, 2,4,5- and 2,4,6-trichloroanilines in drinking water; it includes the formation of bromo derivatives, solvent extraction with toluene, and gas chromatography monitoring with electron-capture detection. The conditions of bromination for chloroanilines in aqueous solutions are refined; the bromination agent in use is bromine water in the presence of glycine. The analytical range makes 0.01–10 μg/L; relative standard deviation, 0.01–0.08; detection limits, 0.002–0.007 μg/L; and the duration of analysis, 50 min.


chloroanilines drinking water analysis bromo derivatives of chloroanilines capillary gas chromatography electron-capture detector 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. V. Gruzdev
    • 1
  • M. V. Alferova
    • 2
  • B. M. Kondratenok
    • 1
  • I. G. Zenkevich
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Biology, Komi Research, Ural BranchRussian Academy of SciencesSyktyvkarRussia
  2. 2.Department of Chemistry and BiologySyktyvkar State UniversitySyktyvkarRussia
  3. 3.Department of ChemistrySt. Petersburg State UniversitySt. PeterburgRussia

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