Special Issues-09-01-2021

Studying Inorganic Arsenic, Heavy Metals, and Iodine in Dried Seaweed

August 26, 2021

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Seaweed has become a popular ingredient in Western diets. Concerns for heavy metals and inorganic arsenic have been raised as potential risks to consumers. Methods for analysis are described, including microwave digestion, HPLC, and ICP-MS for quantitation and speciation.

The Determination of Metals in Disposable, Non-Medical Face Masks by ICP-OES

August 26, 2021

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The determination of metals in hygienic face masks is important for global heath at this time. Following the guidelines of ISO 18562-4, an ICP-OES method is described including sample preparation, analysis, and validation of the methodology.