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Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB)

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Surface water


2-Chlorobiphenyl, 4-Chlorobiphenyl, 2,4ʹ-Dichlorobiphenyl, 2,2ʹ,5-Trichlorobiphenyl, 2,4,4ʹ-Trichlorobiphenyl, 2,2ʹ,3,5ʹ-Tetrachlorobiphenyl, 2,2ʹ,5,5ʹ-Tetrachlorobiphenyl, 2,3ʹ,4ʹ,5-Tetrachloroobiphenyl, 2,3,3ʹ,4ʹ,6-Pentachlorobiphenyl, 2,3ʹ,4,4ʹ,5-Pentachlorobiphenyl, 2,2ʹ,3,4,4ʹ,5ʹ-Hexachlorobiphenyl, 2,2ʹ,3,4ʹ,5ʹ,6-Hexachlorobiphenyl, 2,2ʹ,4,4ʹ,5,5ʹ- Hexachlorobiphenyl, 2,2ʹ,3,4,4ʹ,5,5ʹ-Heptachlorobiphenyl

SPE Cartridge

SiliaPrep C18 Plus
1.5 g / 6 mL

Sample Pretreatment before Loading

Add 0.1 g of L-Ascorbic Acid, 0.35 g of Ethylenediamine Tetra Acetic Acid Trisodium salt and 9.4 g of Potassium Citrate Monobasic to 1 L of surface water.


5 mL of Ethyl Acetate / Dichloromethane (50:50)
Dry the cartridge
10 mL of Methanol


6 mL of Water


Pretreated sample
Dry the cartridge


No washing required


5 mL of Ethyl Acetate
5 mL of Dichloromethane

Further Treatment

Dry fraction with Sodium Sulfate, evaporation down to 1 mL under Nitrogen and quantification by LC/MS/MS.

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  1. SiliaPrep SPE Cartridges C18 (17%) (SPE-R00230B)

    SiliaPrep SPE Cartridges, C18 (17%), 40 - 63 µm, 60 Å (SPE-R00230B)

    SiliaPrep C18 (17%) is a strongly hydrophobic and non polar sorbent. It is very useful for the extraction of acidic / neutral / basic compounds from aqueous solutions, organic compounds from water and drugs & metabolites from fluids.

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