Part No: AN019-HORIssued year: 2010File size: 0.92mbFile type: pdf
The City of Fort Worth, Water Department conducted an evaluation of the Atlantic™ solid phase extraction (SPE) C18 disks using EPA Method 608. This application note describes the procedure to determine low ppb levels of organochlorine pesticides and PCBs in wastewater. This procedure used methylene chloride as the primary extraction solvent, followed by a hexane solvent exchange. Extracts were then analyzed by GC/ECD using a pressure pulse injection technique.
Part No: AN021-HORIssued year: 2020File size: 2.65mbFile type: pdf
Method 1657 describes the procedure to determine low ppb levels of organophosphorus pesticides in municipal and industrial wastewater.
The City of Fort Worth Water Department implemented Automated SPE for the analysis of organophosphorous pesticides by EPA Method 1657, using the Atlantic™ C18 solid phase extraction disk.
The Biotage® Horizon 4790 Automated Extraction System with Envision®
Platform controller, and the DryVap® Automated Drying
and Concentration System were used in this application note.
Part No: AN072-HORIssued year: 2012File size: 0.88mbFile type: pdf
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are ubiquitous environmental contaminants, naturally occurring in coal, crude oil, gasoline, and their byproducts (e.g. coal tar or creosote). In addition, PAHs are formed in the incomplete combustion processes of all organic materials, such as wood or fossil fuels. Consequently, the EU water framework directive (WFD) lists in its annex X the whole group of PAHs as priority hazardous substances.
Part No: AN038-HOR.V.1Issued year: 2020File size: 1.78mbFile type: pdf
This application note will outline optimized methods for the extraction of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons from sea water using Atlantic® HLB solid phase extraction disk processed using Biotage automated or manual SPE solutions and DryVap® Concentrator System. The first section will highlight the use of the Biotage® Horizon 5000 fully automated extraction system and the method used for this application. Additionally, there will be an Application Modification section that will highlight the use of the Biotage® Horizon 4790 (with data and discussion) and Biotage® VacMaster™ Disk for this application.
Part No: AN055-HORIssued year: 2015File size: 1.36mbFile type: pdf
Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are a worldwide contamination problem. Structurally similar to PCBs, these compounds are long-lived in the environment and can bio-accumulate throughout the food chain. The health hazards of these chemicals have attracted increasing scrutiny and, as such, a great deal of research and regulations have been implemented to manage and control them.
Part No: AN011-HORIssued year: 2010File size: 0.93mbFile type: pdf
The second unregulated contaminant monitoring regulation (UCMR2) program was developed to monitor US drinking water sources for currently unregulated compounds. EPA Method 527 is categorized under List 1; Assessment Monitoring in the UCMR2 program. It focuses on a wide range of semi volatile organic contaminants including pesticides that were deferred during the first UCMR, flame retardants, and pyrethroid pesticides. This application for EPA Method 527 employs SPE with analysis by gas chromatography / mass spectrometry (GC/MS).
Part No: AN035-HORIssued year: 2009File size: 0.83mbFile type: pdf
The purpose of this application note is to demonstrate the use of a fully automated solid phase extraction (SPE) and concentration system that provides fast extraction while improving the quality and consistency of results for EPA Method 8270D.
Part No: AN104-HORIssued year: 2016File size: 1.48mbFile type: pdf
Drinking water is an important resource that can provide significant exposure to humans if it is polluted. Analysis of source water, which may come from surface water, groundwater or treated water must be evaluated for possible contaminants to ensure regulatory compliance.1 Drinking water at the tap is often evaluated for contaminants that may be introduced through leaks in the pipes or pipe materials.
Part No: AN036-HORIssued year: 2009File size: 0.86mbFile type: pdf
The purpose of this application note is to demonstrate the capabilities of the Biotage® Horizon 4790 Automated Extractor System when used for the analysis of nitramine, nitroaromatic, and nitrate ester compounds in surface and ground water.
Part No: AN058-HORIssued year: 2010File size: 0.9mbFile type: pdf
The purpose of this application note is to demonstrate the capabilities of the automated Horizon Technology solution when used for the analysis of EPA method 8061A phthalate ester compounds in surface and ground water. Method 8061A states gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) can be used as an alternative for compound confirmation for phthalate esters.
Part No: AN064-HORIssued year: 2015File size: 1.69mbFile type: pdf
Although not frequently a problem, recent incidents at sea have led to large amounts of crude oil being released and dispersed throughout the Gulf of Mexico, such as in the Deepwater Horizon Gulf oil spill of 2010. Originally presumed to be Louisiana Sweet Crude, sample testing later revealed a harsher form of crude containing a high amount of asphaltenes was actually being released.
Part No: AN063-HOR.V.1Issued year: 2012File size: 0.22mbFile type: pdf
Oftentimes it becomes necessary to test sea water for oil and grease analytes. Whether it is due to a controlled release of effluent water from a waste water treatment plant (usually during large rain storms) or a large oil spill, there is a need generated for a reliable, automated extraction and evaporation system.
Part No: AN061-HORIssued year: 2010File size: 0.74mbFile type: pdf
Throughout the world, a lack of regulation has been blamed for the detection of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCP) in some bodies of water. While the detected amounts are usually relatively small, the persistence of these compounds means that they can cause untold damage to the ecosystem for years to come.
Part No: AN065-HORIssued year: 2010File size: 2.07mbFile type: pdf
Although not frequently a problem, recent incidents at sea have led to large amounts of crude oil being released and dispersed throughout the Gulf of Mexico. Originally presumed to be Louisiana Sweet Crude, sample testing later revealed a harsher form of crude containing a high amount of asphaltenes was actually being released. The differences are substantial, as Louisiana Sweet degrades more readily in nature than crude oil containing asphaltenes.
Part No: Issued year: 2014File size: 0.12mbFile type: pdf
This poster describes the development and validation of a method for supported liquid extraction of serum cortisol, with analysis by UPLC-MS/MS. The aim of this study was to develop a candidate reference method that could then be used to underpin the UK NEQAS Cortisol scheme.
MSACL EU 2014
Part No: AN004-HORIssued year: 2009File size: 0.72mbFile type: pdf
This evaluation study was conducted to determine the feasibility of the Biotage SPE-DEXÒ 4790 Automated Extraction System for the extraction of herbicides and pesticides. The preliminary results demonstrate the capability of this method for the automated SPE extraction of organic compounds.
Part No: Issued year: 2017File size: 0.27mbFile type: pdf
This poster describes a simple solid phase extraction method using EVOLUTE® EXPRESS ABN columns for the extraction of the marine toxins okadaic acid (OA), dinophysistoxins (DTX1 and DTX2), ciguatoxin 3C (CTX3C) and tetrodotoxin (TTX).