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US EPA Method 8081: GC Analysis of Organochlorine Pesticides on Equity®-5

US EPA Method 8081: GC Analysis of Organochlorine Pesticides on Equity®-5


column Equity(R)-5, 30 m x 0.25 mm I.D., 0.25 µm (28089-U)
oven 100 C (2 min), 15 C/min to 160 C, 5 C/min to 300 C (10 min)
carrier gas helium, 30 cm/sec @ 100 C
sample 50 ppb of a 22-component chlorinated pesticides standard (46845-U)
injection 2 µL, splitless (0.5 min)
liner 4 mm I.D., double taper
inj. temp. 225 C
detector ECD, 310 C


Categories Analytical Chromatography, GC Applications, Pesticides
Featured Industry Environmental
General description As per United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), method 8081 may be used in determining the concentrations of organochlorine pesticides in solid and liquid extracts. It can be achieved by using fused-silica, open tubular, capillary columns. This method allows choosing between single column and a dual column.
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suitability application for GC


  • 2,4,5,6-Tetrachloro-m-xylene
  • 4,4′-DDD
  • 4,4′-DDE (1,1-Dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene)
  • 4,4′-DDT
  • Aldrin
  • Decachlorobiphenyl
  • Dieldrin
  • Endosulfan I
  • Endosulfan II
  • Endosulfan sulfate
  • Endrin
  • Endrin aldehyde
  • Endrin ketone
  • Heptachlor
  • Heptachlor epoxide
  • Methoxychlor
  • α-BHC
  • α-Chlordane
  • β-BHC
  • γ-BHC
  • γ-Chlordane
  • δ-BHC


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