Monitoring of Butyltin Compounds in PVC Food Packaging - Determination of Butyltin Compounds in PVC Wrap and Gasket for Food Packaging by GC/MS

식품용 염화비닐수지제 기구 및 용기.포장 중 부틸주석화합물의 모니터링 - GC/MS를 이용한 염화비닐수지제 식품용 랩 및 가스킷 재질 중 부틸주석화합물 잔류량 분석

  • Sung, Jun-Hyun (Food Packaging Team, Korea Food and Drug Administration) ;
  • Yoon, Hae-Jung (Food Packaging Team, Korea Food and Drug Administration) ;
  • Choi, Hyun-Cheol (Food Packaging Team, Korea Food and Drug Administration) ;
  • Jeon, Dae-Hoon (Food Packaging Team, Korea Food and Drug Administration) ;
  • Eom, Mi-Ok (Food Packaging Team, Korea Food and Drug Administration) ;
  • Kim, Hyung-Il (Food Packaging Team, Korea Food and Drug Administration) ;
  • Park, Na-Young (Food Packaging Team, Korea Food and Drug Administration) ;
  • Lee, Eun-Joon (Food Packaging Team, Korea Food and Drug Administration) ;
  • Lee, Young-Ja (Food Packaging Team, Korea Food and Drug Administration)
  • 성준현 (식품의약품안전청 용기포장팀) ;
  • 윤혜정 (식품의약품안전청 용기포장팀) ;
  • 최현철 (식품의약품안전청 용기포장팀) ;
  • 전대훈 (식품의약품안전청 용기포장팀) ;
  • 엄미옥 (식품의약품안전청 용기포장팀) ;
  • 김형일 (식품의약품안전청 용기포장팀) ;
  • 박나영 (식품의약품안전청 용기포장팀) ;
  • 이은준 (식품의약품안전청 용기포장팀) ;
  • 이영자 (식품의약품안전청 용기포장팀)
  • Published : 2007.12.01

Abstract

The levels of butyltin compounds in poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) food packaging using gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) were monitored. The analytical method, involving the ethylation with sodium tetraethylborate, was found to be selective and sensitive for mono-n-butyltin (MBT), di-n-butyltin (DBT), and tri-n-butyltin (TBT), validated by a $0.005\;{\mu}g/mL$ limit of detection (LOD), an $R^2>0.999$ for linearity, and >90% of recovery, respectively. Finally, none of the commercial food wraps and gaskets showed detectable levels of butyltin compounds.

Keywords

butyltin;poly(vinyl chloride);food packaging

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