Benzene in Consumer Beverages at Single-Digit Parts-per-Billion (ppb) Levels by Purge-and-Trap (P&T)

Chambers, Laura; Duffy, Mike
September 2007
LC-GC North America;Sep2007 Application Notebook, Vol. 25, p46
Trade Publication
The article discusses a study which examines the detection of benzene, a human carcinogen in consumer beverages at single-digit parts-per-billion levels through purge-and-trap (P&T) sample concentrator. It was stated that the detection of carcinogen in beverages emphasizes the need for a robust procedure for the routine testing of these beverages. The results indicated that the use of P&T sample concentrator and 4552 water/soil autosampler is a robust technique to detect benzene.


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