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



Stephen A. Wise, Dianne L. Poster, Stefan D. Leigh, Catherine A. Rimmer, Stephanie Mossner, Patricia Schubert, Lane C. Sander, Michele M. Schantz


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 and 46 reference concentrations for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and polycyclic aromatic sulfur heterocycles (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 phase and reversed-phase liquid chromatography. SRM 1597a is currently the most extensively characterized SRM for PAHs and PASHs.
Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry


polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), certified reference materials (CRMs), standard reference materials (SRMs), gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS), coal tar


Wise, S. , Poster, D. , Leigh, S. , Rimmer, C. , Mossner, S. , Schubert, P. , Sander, L. and Schantz, M. (2010), Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in a Coal Tar Standard Reference Material - SRM 1597a Updated, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (Accessed May 28, 2024)


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Created July 20, 2010, Updated February 19, 2017