I need to know how sodium acetate can be analysed by a GC column. What kind of mobile phase should I be using?
By John Hinshaw on Friday, November 19, 1999 - 02:40 pm:
Please post your message on the LC forum. GC is not normally useful to analyse sodium acetate.
By Ulf Houlberg on Monday, December 27, 1999 - 05:13 am:
We are not normal !
Sodium acetate can easily be converted quantitatively into Methylacetate using Methanol and Sodiumhydrogensulfate and then analysed by headspace GC. The sample preparation take less than a minute pr sample and sub-ppm levels can be measured. We use the method rutinely to monitor acetate and formate in low levels. Revert if you want details.
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