Part No: AN051-HORIssued year: 2009File size: 0.65mbFile type: pdf
The DryDisk® Separation Membrane was designed to replace conventional sodium sulfate in the drying of sample extracts. The DryDisk® is a hydrophobic membrane, consisting of a GORETEX ® process filtration media based on polytetrafluroethylene (PTFE). The hydrophobic property of the membrane allows the extracting solvent to pass through it, while retaining any water in the sample extract on the membrane’s surface.
Part No: AN052-HORIssued year: 2009File size: 0.72mbFile type: pdf
Effective removal of residual water from organic solvents is critical to achieve optimal recoveries for water soluble compounds. Sodium sulfate has been the standard technique for removing residual water from solvent extracts for many years; however, it has several major drawbacks. Water soluble analytes in the residual water phase can become adsorbed in the sodium sulfate, leading to lower recoveries.
Part No: AN863Issued year: 2016File size: 1.62mbFile type: pdf
This application note describes the use of ISOLUTE® ENV+ on-line cartridges in a fully automated on-line SPE-LC-MS/MS method for extraction and quantification of 16 acid herbicides in drinking and surface water.
Part No: AN862Issued year: 2016File size: 1.48mbFile type: pdf
This application note describes the use of EVOLUTE® EXPRESS ABN on-line cartridges in a fully automated on-line SPE-LC-MS/MS method for extraction and quantification of 13 commonly prescribed pharmaceuticals (with a range of characteristics) in water.
Part No: AN054-HORIssued year: 2009File size: 0.76mbFile type: pdf
Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB) are a worldwide contamination problem. They are extremely stable and as such, very long lived in the environment. The end result is that PCBs tend to bioaccumulate throughout the food chain and a great deal of research and regulations have been dedicated to their study.
Part No: AN045-HORIssued year: 2009File size: 0.65mbFile type: pdf
In this application note, a suite of neutral and list 1 pesticides in methylene chloride is evaporated using the Biotage® DryVap.
Pesticides containing many different functional groups, including sulfur and phosphorus groups, halides, nitramines, atrazines, alcohol, and carbonyl groups were efficiently concentrated for GCMS analysis.
This data indicates that the DryVap System is inert and effectively manages solvent evaporation without generating localized hot spots in the system.
Part No: AN109-HORIssued year: 2016File size: 1.5mbFile type: pdf
This application note describes the automated solid phase extraction (SPE) and GC/MS analysis of whole water samples according to EN16691 for PAHs.
Method EN 16691 is a recently developed method that uses solid phase extraction to isolate organic compounds from 1 L of water using a divinylbenzene (DVB) solid phase extraction disk.
Part No: AN122-HORIssued year: 2017File size: 1.87mbFile type: pdf
This application note demonstrates the performance of automated disk-based solid phase extraction (SPE), using Biotage® Horizon 5000 automated extraction system and Atlantic® DVB SPE disks, for concentration of organochlorine pesticides from whole water, prior to GC/MS analysis, following the requirements of EN16693:2015.
Part No: AN908.V.1Issued year: 2014File size: 1.33mbFile type: pdf
The removal of interferences and sample concentration are
essential steps in trace level detection of pesticides, sheep
dips, herbicides and PCBs in river water, wastewaters and
trade effluents. The following methods were developed by
the Environment Agency National Laboratory Service facility
at Nottingham using the Biotage RapidTrace for automated
solid phase extraction and the TurboVap II for evaporation.
The procedures are UKAS accredited and can reach detection
limits of 0.001 ug/Litre for some compounds.
Part No: AN002-HORIssued year: 2015File size: 0.94mbFile type: pdf
This study shows that the Biotage® 4790 Automated Extractor system, along with the Atlantic™ DVB disk, the DryDisk® separation membrane, and the DryVap® Concentrator System can be successfully used to analyze for Nonyl Phenol and Bisphenyl A in water samples. This sample preparation process is fully automated, requiring minimal human intervention, and allowing for reductions in sample processing costs.
Part No: AN025-HORIssued year: 2012File size: 0.87mbFile type: pdf
The purpose of this application note is to demonstrate the
viability of a solid phase extraction (SPE) method utilizing
the Biotage® Horizon 4790 Extractor withthe Envision® Platform software version 1.02 to extract samples for EPA Method 1664A/B and fulfil all QC requirements.
Part No: AN086-HORIssued year: 2013File size: 0.76mbFile type: pdf
Natural and synthetic phenolic compounds have been used in a wide range of applications, from antiseptics and fungicides, to food additives. With the adoption of the Clean Water Act (CWA), many phenolic compounds were placed on a list of Priority Pollutants.
Part No: AN057-HORIssued year: 2010File size: 0.72mbFile type: pdf
At present, pollution of freshwater algae has become aglobal environmental problem. Of all the different pollution types, microcystinLR is the most toxic and the most acute hazard as far as is known presently
Part No: AN078-HORIssued year: 2015File size: 1.25mbFile type: pdf
This application note was developed to demonstrate the extraction of five organophosphate compounds Monocrotophos, Diazinon, Malathion, EPN, and Methamidophos using one solid phase extraction method with one pre-treatment step of sodium chloride (NaCl). The method uses the Biotage® Horizon 4790 automated SPE extraction system. It will show the efficiency of the extraction while demonstrating excellent recoveries of OPP compounds using methylene chloride and minimal amounts of acetone after sample pre-treatment with sodium chloride. Methods were developed and results are shown using 47 mm Atlantic® HLB-H disks and carbon cartridges.
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: 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: 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: AN026-HORIssued year: 2012File size: 0.85mbFile type: pdf
The purpose of this application note is to introduce a modification to the preprogrammed methods on the Biotage® Horizon 1000/3000XL Controller with application firmware version 2.2. The methods are utilized in the solid phase extraction (SPE) process to extract samples for EPA Method 1664AB and fulfill QC requirements.
Part No: AN060-HORIssued year: 2010File size: 1.33mbFile type: pdf
This purpose of this study is to determine how the Directto- GC vial concentrator tube and the DryVap® Concentrator System can optimize the recoveries for both low and high boiling point semi-volatile compounds. A spiking mixture from EPA method 8270D was chosen due to the more volatile compounds in the mix that are difficult to retain during the concentration and subsequent rinsing process; while the higher boiling compounds are more likely to adsorb onto the glass walls.