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GC Analysis of Phenols in Water on a 5% Phenyl Column after SPE using Supelclean™ ENVI-Chrom P

GC Analysis of Phenols in Water on a 5% Phenyl Column after SPE using Supelclean™ ENVI-Chrom P


sample preparation SPE (Solid Phase Extraction)
sample/matrix water spiked with phenol compounds
SPE tube/cartridge Supelclean ENVI-Chrom P, 250 mg/6 mL (57225-U)
condition 6 mL methyl t-butyl or ethyl acetate; 6 mL acetonitrile. Equilibrate with 6 mL DI water
sample addition 100 mL water sample.
drying 10 min using vacuum
elution 5 mL methyl t-butyl ether acetate dropwise allowing initial 2 mL to soak in SPE bed
column 5% Phenyl Polysiloxane, 15 m x 0.53 mm I.D., 0.50 µm (Supelco equivalent, Equity-5, 28252-U)
oven 65 °C, 10 °C/min to 185 °C (1 min), 20 °C/min to 275 °C (5 min)
carrier gas helium
injection 1 µL, splitless (45 sec hold)
detector FID, 300 °C


Categories Analytical Chromatography, SPE Applications, GC Applications, Phenols & Semivolatiles in water, Phenols
Featured Industry Chemicals and Industrial Polymers
Food and Beverages
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suitability application for GC, application for SPE


  • 2,3,4,6-Tetrachlorophenol
  • 2,4,6-Trichlorophenol
  • 2,4-Dichlorophenol
  • 2,4-Dimethylphenol
  • 2-Bromophenol
  • 2-Chlorophenol
  • 2-Methylphenol
  • 2-Nitrophenol
  • 3-Methylphenol
  • 4-Chloro-3-methylphenol
  • 4-Nitrophenol
  • Pentachlorophenol
  • Phenol


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