SHPOLSKII SPECTROFLUORIMETRIC DETERMINATION OF POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC-HYDROCARBONS IN BIOTA

F ARIESE, C GOOIJER, N.H. Velthorst, J.W. Hofstraat

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Abstract

The applicability of high-resolution Shpol'skii spectrofluorimetry to the direct analysis of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in tern and mussel samples was investigated. The sensitivity of the measurements suffered considerably from the large amounts of interfering (e.g., fatty components) in the crude extracts, resulting in a poor-quality Shpol'skii matrix and a high sample absorbance. Nevertheless, after a thorough study of these limiting factors, optimum conditions could be defined and a number of PAHs were detected directly without any sample clean-up. Results obtained after sample pretreatment are also presented for comparison.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)245-251
Number of pages7
JournalAnalytica Chimica Acta
Volume232
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 May 1990

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