High Resolution Mass Spectrometry Methods of Analysis for Chlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins and Dibenzofurans
Methods of analysis for chlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (CDDs) and dibenzofurans (CDFs) based on high resolution mass spectrometry detection techniques have been developed and applied. The application of these methods for identification and quantification of CDDs and CDFs in samples collected from accidental fires involving electrical transformers and incineration processes are described. Analytical results for specific incidents, criteria used for confirmation of CDDs and CDFs and the problems caused by the lack of sufficient reference standards are discussed.
KeywordsCombustion Hexa Chlorinate Sulfuric Acid Penta
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- Dow Chemical Co., The Chlorinated Dioxin Task Force. The Trace Chemistries of Fire—A Source of and Routes for the Entry of Chlorinated Dioxins into the Environment. Michigan Division Dow Chemical Company, Midland, Michigan, 1978.Google Scholar
- Harless, R.L., and Lewis, R.G. Symposium-Impact of Chlorinated Dioxins and Related Compounds on the Environment, Instituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy, October 22–24, 1980.Google Scholar
- Ryan, J.F., Biros, F.J., and Harless, R.L. Proceedings 22nd Annual Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics, Philadelphia, Pa., May 19–24, 1974.Google Scholar