The Challenges of PFAS Analysis



Webinar Date/Time: Wed, Jun 5, 2024 11:00 AM EDT

Dive into Direct LC-MS/MS Water Analysis, Contamination Source Identification, and Airborne PFAS Detection

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Event Overview:

PFAS is a hot topic in the field of water analysis, with many of the testing labs gearing up to monitor the regulated 47+ compounds. This analysis can be tricky as there are many potential sources of contamination and losses.

Topics Covered: 

  • Direct LC-MS/MS water analysis
  • Approaches for water sample pre-treatment
  • Identification of sources of contamination
  • Method for the analysis of volatile PFAS in the air


Colin Hastie
Applications Chemist

Colin Hastie has 20 years of experience in Analytical Chemistry. He has worked as an application chemist for over five years, providing technical support for customers within the UK and Ireland. This has included general analytical chemistry, instrumental techniques, sample preparation, analytical method development, data analysis, and interpretation. His previous role was as a study director for analytical studies to support the environmental risk assessment for a global consumer goods company. As well as analytical method development, Colin carried out environmental monitoring campaigns. Colin holds a Master’s Degree in Chemistry and a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry for Environmental monitoring from Lancaster University. His Ph.D. was on developing and deploying novel passive sampling phases for environmental analysis of household and personal care products.

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