GC Analysis of Sicilian Mandarin Essential Oil on SLB®-5ms

GC Analysis of Sicilian Mandarin Essential Oil on SLB®-5ms


column SLB-5ms, 30 m x 0.25 mm I.D., 0.25 µm (28471-U)
oven 50 °C, 3 °C/min. to 250 °C (10 min), 10 °C/min to 270 °C (3 min)
carrier gas helium, 30 cm/sec, constant
sample Sicilian mandarin essential oil diluted 1:10 in n-hexane
injection 1 µL, 50:1 split
inj. temp. 280 °C
detector FID, 280 °C


Analysis Note Sicilian mandarin essential oil, which is derived by cold pressing of the peel of Citrus deliciosa, is used in both food and cosmetic preparations for its desirable fragrance and flavoring properties. This application demonstrates the analysis of this material on the SLB-5ms. The separation illustrates the complexity of this essential oil, which consists of volatile, non-volatile, and chiral components.
Categories Analytical Chromatography, GC Applications, Essential Oils
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