ICP-OES and ICP-MS Techniques for Today's Spectroscopists

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

September 01, 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

September 01, 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.

Analyzing the Elemental Composition of Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Emitted as Air Pollution Using Inductively Coupled Plasma–Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS)

September 01, 2021

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This study describes how interference-free, low-level analysis of toxic elements as well as major elements in particulate matter (PM), with an aerodynamic diameter of 2.5 μm or smaller, can be accomplished. Comparison study examples are given for two locations.