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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Determination of Cd, Cr, Hg and Pb in plastics from waste electrical and electronic equipment by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry with collision-reaction interface technology
Author: Santos, MC
Nobrega, JA
Cadore, S
Abstract: A procedure based on the use of a quadrupole inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometer equipped with a collision-reaction interface (CRI) for control of spectral overlap interferences was developed for simultaneous determination of Cd, Cr, Hg, and Pb in plastics from waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE). The injection of H(2) and He (80 and 60 mL min(-1), respectively) into the sampled plasma, colliding and reacting with potentially interfering polyatomic ions, allows interference-free determination of chromium via its isotopes (52)Cr and (53)Cr that are freed from overlap due to the occurrence of (40)Ar(12)C(+), (40)Ar(12)C(1)H(+), (36)S(16)O(+) or (1)H(36)S(16)O(+). Cadmium, Hg and Pb were directly determined via their isotopes (110)Cd, (111)Cd, (112)Cd, (199)Hg, (200)Hg, (201)Hg, (202)Hg, (206)Pb, (207)Pb, and (208)Pb, without using CRI. The CRI can be quickly activated or deactivated before each analyte measurement. Limits of detection for (52)Cr were 0.04 or 0.14 mu g L(-1) with He or H(2) injected in CRI. Cadmium and Pb have LODs between 0.02 and 0.08 mu g L(-1) and Hg had 0.93-0.98 mu g L(-1), without using CRI. Analyte concentrations for samples varied from 16 to 43, 1 to 11,4 to 12, and 5 to 13 mg kg(-1) for Cr, Cd, Hg and Pb, respectively. (C) 2011 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Subject: Inductively coupled mass spectrometry
Collision-reaction interface
Toxic elements
Country: Holanda
Editor: Elsevier Science Bv
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2011.04.004
Date Issue: 2011
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