Product News: Watch the Webinar: From Helium to Hydrogen: GC-MS Case Study on SVOCs in Water

01 Jan 2013

We are pleased to announce the complimentary, live educational webinar entitled “From Helium to Hydrogen: GC-MS Case Study on SVOCs in Water,” featuring guest speakers Alexander Semyonov and Jessie Butler from Thermo Fisher Scientific, is now available to watch on the SelectScience Website.

The analysis of semi-volatile organic compounds (SVOCs) in water, specifically U.S. EPA Method 8270, involves identification and quantitation of more than 120 analytes of varying chemical structure, polarity and volatility. The diversity of the analytes in this method presents particular challenges when migrating from helium to hydrogen carrier gas.

This presentation discusses the key modifications to both GC and MS set up necessary for the successful migration to hydrogen carrier gas and will examine the effect of each parameter on data quality. A case study for the fast GC-MS analysis of SVOCs is presented, as well as the final optimized method fully migrated to hydrogen carrier gas.

In this webinar you will learn the key differences in the physical properties of helium and hydrogen as they apply to GC-MS and acquire troubleshooting skills and knowledge about using hydrogen as carrier gas in GC-MS. In addition you will learn the best practice of analyzing SVOCs in water, including fully developed, tested, and validated U.S. EPA Method 8270.

About SelectScience Webinars
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About SelectScience
Established in 1998, SelectScience is the fastest way to get impartial, expert opinion about the best laboratory equipment and latest techniques. The website has over 200,000 scientist members working in Life Science, Clinical Chemistry and Applied Chemistry disciplines. SelectScience is headquartered in the UK, with offices in Germany, France and North America.