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Publication Citation: Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in a Coal Tar Standard Reference Material - SRM 1597a Updated

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Author(s): Stephen A. Wise; Dianne L. Poster; Stefan D. Leigh; Catherine A. Rimmer; Stephanie Mossner; Patrica Schubert; Lane C. Sander; Michele M. Schantz;
Title: Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in a Coal Tar Standard Reference Material - SRM 1597a Updated
Published: July 20, 2010
Abstract: SRM 1597 Complex Mixture of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons from Coal Tar, originally issued in 1987, was recently reanalyzed and reissued as SRM 1597a with 34 certified, 46 reference, and 12 information concentrations for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and polycyclic aromatic sulfur heterocycles (PASHs) including methyl-substituted PAHs and PASHs. The certified and reference concentrations (as mass fractions) were based on results of analyses of the coal tar material using multiple analytical techniques including gas chromatography/mass spectrometry on four different stationary phases and reversed-phase liquid chromatography. SRM 1597a is currently the most extensively characterized SRM for PAHs and PASHs.
Citation: Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry
Volume: 398
Issue: 2
Pages: pp. 717 - 728
Research Areas: Organic Analytical Chemistry, SRM (Chemical Composition)