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Discovery® C18 HPLC Column

5 μm particle size, L × I.D. 15 cm × 2.1 mm

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suitable for USP L1

Quality Level



extent of labeling

12% Carbon loading


≤70 °C temp. range


HPLC: suitable

L × I.D.

15 cm × 2.1 mm

surface area

300 m2/g

surface coverage

3 μmol/m2


<10 ppm metals


silica gel, high purity, spherical particle platform

matrix active group

C18 (octadecyl) phase

particle size

5 μm

pore size

180 Å

operating pH range


separation technique

reversed phase

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General description

Use Discovery® C18 for any method that specifies a C18. The exceptional peak shape, reproducibility, and stability make it the column of choice for all C18 methods from demanding to routine.

Features and Benefits

  • Excellent reproducibility
  • Exceptional peak shape for basic and acidic analytes
  • Stable, low-bleed LC-MS separations
  • Separation of peptides and small proteins
  • Lower hydrophobicity than many comparable C18 columns, providing faster analysis

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Legal Information

Discovery is a registered trademark of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids




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