Application Note: Increase Throughput and Recoveries for EPA Method 508.1 with Automated Extraction using Strata® C18-E SPE Cartridges and Zebron™ ZB-MultiResidue™ GC Columns
18 April 2013

Exposure to chlorinated pesticides, herbicides, and organohalides has detrimental effects on flora and fauna. US EPA Method 508.1 outlines the analytical procedure for these toxins using Solid Phase Extraction (SPE) and Electron Capture Gas Chromatography (GC/ECD). This technical note highlights the use of the Horizon Technology SmartPrep Automated Cartridge Extractor System using Strata C18-E SPE cartridge and Zebron ZB-MultiResidue GC columns, specifically designed for the separation of pesticides.