Application Note: Analysis of Trace Oxygenates in Petroleum-Contaminated Wastewater, Using Purge-and-Trap GC-MS (U.S. EPA Methods 5030B & 8260)
10 April 2013

This application note describes the analysis of trace oxygenates in petroleum-contaminated water using purge-and-trap GC-MS. Work evaluates the Rtx®-VMS column stationary phase for analysis of oxygenates, verifying passing criteria by following EPA Method 5030B (with modification) and Method 8260.