Determination of Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) in sediment and biota.
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This document provides advice on the analysis of hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) in sediment and biota. The analysis of HBCD in sediment and biota generally involves extraction with organic solvents, clean‐up, and either gas chromatographic separation with mass‐spectrometric (MS) detection or liquid chromatography with MS detection. All stages of the procedure are susceptible to insufficient recovery and/or contamination. Where possible, quality‐control procedures are recommended to check the method’s performance. These guidelines are intended to encourage and assist analytical chemists to reconsider their methods and to improve their procedures and/or the associated quality‐control measures where necessary......
PublisherInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Series;NrICES Techniques in Marine Environmental Sciences;44
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)14.1
Best Practice TypeStandard Operating Procedure
CitationWebster; L., Bersuder; P., Tronczynski; J., Vorkamp, K. and Lepom, P. (2010) Determination of Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD) in sediment and biota. ICES Techniques in Marine Environmental Sciences, No. 44, 15 pp. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.25607/OBP-231