Method for the Analysis of Polybrominated Biphenyls(PBBs) in Environmental Samples

환경시료 중 폴리브롬화비페닐(Polybrominated Biphenyls) 분석법

  • Shin, S.K. (National Institute of Environmental Research) ;
  • Kim, T.S. (National Institute of Environmental Research) ;
  • Hwang, S.Y. (National Institute of Environmental Research) ;
  • Lee, W.S. (National Institute of Environmental Research) ;
  • Chung, Y.H. (National Institute of Environmental Research) ;
  • Na, J.G. (National Institute of Environmental Research)
  • 신선경 (국립환경연구원 환경위해성연구부 미량물질분석과) ;
  • 김태승 (국립환경연구원 환경위해성연구부 미량물질분석과) ;
  • 황승율 (국립환경연구원 환경위해성연구부 미량물질분석과) ;
  • 이원석 (국립환경연구원 환경위해성연구부 미량물질분석과) ;
  • 정영희 (국립환경연구원 환경위해성연구부 미량물질분석과) ;
  • 나진균 (국립환경연구원 환경위해성연구부 미량물질분석과)
  • Received : 2002.03.15
  • Published : 2002.06.25


The extraction methods of PBBs from environmental samples by soxhlet extraction for solid phase and liquid-liquid extraction for liquid phase were compared. After extraction, silicagel and florisil as column clean up methods were used for the comparison of cleanup efficiency with different solvent system. Also, the analytical instruments were used GC/MSD. The 22 kinds of PBBs standards were used to establish the analytical methods to perform the experiments of recoveries and detection limits in water and soil. The detection limits of PBBs represented 5~10 ng/L for water and 0.5~3.5 ng/g for soil samples, respectively. The recoveries of water samples represented 96~107% in n-hexane, dichloromethane and toluene for water, and 60~80% in combined solvent with n-hexane and acetone. The recoveries of soil sample were surveyed 67~97% in soxhlet extraction and 64~76% in ultrasonic extraction with selected solvents.


brominated flame retardants(BFRs);polybrominated biphenyls(PBBs)


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