PFAS Testing

    Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) were once considered a safe group of chemicals.  However, the detection of these compounds within our air, water, and soil has confirmed their place as persistent pollutants within nature and turned the tide of public opinion firmly against them.

    As governments are spurred to take action, many sample preparation procedures have arisen for the most common PFAS compounds. Biotage understands the need for simple and robust sample preparation procedures and has a number of solutions which are designed to help you become compliant with the top regulatory methods around the world.

    PFAS Workflow Solutions


    Highlighted Applications


    Extraction of PFAS in Drinking Water in compliance with US EPA Method 537.1

    These application notes describe a procedure for those laboratories seeking to become compliant with EPA regulations. 

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    Extraction of PFAS in Drinking Water in compliance with ISO 21675

    Extraction of PFAS in Drinking Water in compliance with ISO 21675

    These application notes outline the procedure of PFAS extraction for those seeking to follow ISO 21675.

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    Extraction of PFAS in Drinking Water in Compliance with EPA Method 533

    These application notes outline a procedure for those seeking to become compliant with EPA Method 533.

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    Extraction of PFAS in Drinking Water Following DIN 38407-42

    These application notes outline a procedure for those seeking to follow DIN 38407-42 for large volumes of water.

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    PFAS Testing: Low Background with Automated Solvent Evaporator

    Environmental laboratories require a system which is clean, reliable, and affordable
    to evaporate the extracts resulting from the preparation of samples for PFAS testing. This document will outline a protocol that was developed for the TurboVap® LV system to evaporate extracts in methanol to dryness consistent with typical environmental PFAS procedures.



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    Evaporation of up to 48 samples with independent control of flow in each row. 

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    How to streamline analysis, meet regulations and achieve laboratory compliance with solid-phase extraction.

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    Automated sample preparation reduces errors, improves method robustness and frees up laboratory personnel for other tasks.

    Biotage evaporation systems are designed for fast solvent evaporation and minimizing sample transfer.

    The full range of SPE columns and disks packed with polymeric and silica based media.