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A Study on Residual Amounts of Vinyl Chloride/Vinylidene Chloride in Poly(vinyl chloride)/Poly(vinylidene chloride) Food Packaging using Headspace GC/MS

헤드스페이스 GC/MS를 이용한 폴리염화비닐/폴리염화비닐리덴 식품 포장 중 염화비닐/염화비닐리덴 잔류량 연구

  • Received : 2010.08.20
  • Accepted : 2010.10.15
  • Published : 2011.02.28

Abstract

Vinyl chloride (VC) and vinylidene chloride (VDC), which may be present in poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) and poly(vinylidene chloride) (PVDC) food packaging, were analyzed by using a headspace-gas chromatograph (GC)/mass spectrometer (MS) equipped with a PLOT Q column. 1-Chloropropane (1-CP) was used as an internal standard. The determinations of VC and VDC were carried out by monitoring the characteristic ions for each compound: m/z=61, 62, 64 and m/z=61, 96, 98, respectively. The method validated in this study can be suitable for the compliance test of EU regulation. Among 103 food packaging samples, VC and VDC were not detected, except in one PVDC food package. However, the detected level of VDC in the sample was below the EU regulatory specific limitation.

Keywords

vinyl chloride;vinylidene chloride;food packaging

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