Playing it Safe with Sensitive Phthalate Analysis

February 25, 2010

The Column

The Column, The Column-02-22-2010, Volume 6, Issue 3

Explaining the importance of sensitive detection in phthalate testing during GC–MS analysis.

Headlines continue to warn consumers about the hidden dangers of toxic chemicals in domestic products, most importantly, children’s toys. Plasticizers often used to soften plastics, such as phthalates, have been in the news due to a recent study on the cumulative effects in young children of phthalates exposure from consumer products. Dr William Goodman, Chromatography Applications Manager and Dr Nicola Vosloo, European Market Development Leader, PerkinElmer, explain the importance of sensitive detection in phthalate testing during GC–MS analysis.

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