Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds in Waste using HS/GC/MS Analysis

Headspace/GC/MS를 이용한 폐기물중 휘발성 유기화합물의 분석

  • Kim, Kyeo-Keun (Chongju University, Environmental Engineering Department) ;
  • Shin, Sun-Kyoung (National Institute of Environmental Research(NIER), Risk Assessment Department) ;
  • Ju, Do-Weon (Perkin-Elmer Ltd., Co.)
  • 김교근 (청주대학교 이공대학 환경공학과) ;
  • 신선경 (국립환경연구원 환경위해성연구부 미량물질분석과) ;
  • 주도원 (Perkin-Elmer 한국지사)
  • Received : 1999.06.04
  • Published : 2000.02.25


The HS/GC/MS method was performed to analyze the volatile organic compounds in waste sludge samples. This study was performed to establish the fundamental data by studying the effects of salt, equilibrium temperature and time in the volatile organic compounds analysis. The presence of salts have been found to increase the sensitivity. The peak area is increased from 1.07 to 2.61 times by adding the salts to the water sample, compared with a salt tree sample. The recoveries of target compounds have found between 90% and 127% at sample temperature of $85^{\circ}C$ for 30 min. This HS/GC/MS method can be applied to analyze the volatile organic compounds and organohalo compounds in the environmental matrix.


Supported by : 청주대학교


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