Can Anybody tell me how can we assay residual solvent in vegetable oils? Is head space analysis on GC reliable? Please help. Thanks.
By chromatographer1 on Tuesday, August 10, 2004 - 05:55 am:
Static headspace will be very accurate and reproducible. Add a portion of the oil to Dimethylacetamide (10µL to 50µL.... keep the volume consistent) and use 80°C heating with stirring for 10min. Inject amount needed to give adequate peak size..... 100 to 500µL .