Arsenic Speciation on Hamilton PRP-X100

February 1, 2017
Hamilton Company

The Application Notebook

The Application Notebook, The Application Notebook-02-01-2017, Volume 35, Issue 2

Organic arsenic compounds added to feed stocks of chicken and poultry pose serious environmental and ecological threats. National and worldwide health organizations, such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, have recently implemented more stringent concentration limits for arsenic species in drinking water and foodstuffs.

Analysis of arsenic species is made challenging due to diverse sample matrices. To circumvent these problems, an HPLC ICP-MS method has been developed. Resolution of arsenic compounds is achieved by ion exchange chromatography on a Hamilton PRP-X100 column, a 55% cross-linked polystyrene-divinylbenzene copolymer functionalized with quaternary ammonium anion-exchanger group. Detection is accomplished by inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry.

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