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Evaluating gas chromatography with a halogen-specific detector for the determination of disinfection by-products in drinking water

Overview of attention for article published in Environmental Science & Pollution Research, February 2018
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Title
Evaluating gas chromatography with a halogen-specific detector for the determination of disinfection by-products in drinking water
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Environmental Science & Pollution Research, February 2018
DOI 10.1007/s11356-018-1419-2
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Anna Andersson, Muhammad Jamshaid Ashiq, Mohammad Shoeb, Susanne Karlsson, David Bastviken, Henrik Kylin

Abstract

The occurrence of disinfection by-products (DBPs) in drinking water has become an issue of concern during the past decades. The DBPs pose health risks and are suspected to cause various cancer forms, be genotoxic, and have negative developmental effects. The vast chemical diversity of DBPs makes comprehensive monitoring challenging. Only few of the DBPs are regulated and included in analytical protocols. In this study, a method for simultaneous measurement of 20 DBPs from five different structural classes (both regulated and non-regulated) was investigated and further developed for 11 DBPs using solid-phase extraction and gas chromatography coupled with a halogen-specific detector (XSD). The XSD was highly selective towards halogenated DBPs, providing chromatograms with little noise. The method allowed detection down to 0.05 μg L-1and showed promising results for the simultaneous determination of a range of neutral DBP classes. Compounds from two classes of emerging DBPs, more cytotoxic than the "traditional" regulated DBPs, were successfully determined using this method. However, haloacetic acids (HAAs) should be analyzed separately as some HAA methyl esters may degrade giving false positives of trihalomethanes (THMs). The method was tested on real water samples from two municipal waterworks where the target DBP concentrations were found below the regulatory limits of Sweden.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 14 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 5 36%
Unspecified 3 21%
Other 1 7%
Professor 1 7%
Student > Postgraduate 1 7%
Other 3 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Environmental Science 4 29%
Unspecified 4 29%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 2 14%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 7%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 1 7%
Other 2 14%

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 20 March 2018.
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#7,951,996
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#1,170
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#163,472
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#57
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