Application Note: Determination of Phthalates in Liquor Beverages by Single Quadrupole GC-MS
28 October 2013

This application note describes a sensitive and accurate single-quadrupole GC-MS method for determining levels of phthalate plasticizers in alcoholic beverages. The method is sensitive, rapid, and accurate, and covers a wide linear range to meet the need for trace level detection of phthalate esters in different types of beverages. The analysis uses a Thermo Scientific™ ISQ™ Series single-quadrupole GC-MS coupled to a Thermo Scientific™ TRACE™ 1310 GC.