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Single Laboratory Validated Method for Determination of Microcystins and Nodularin in Ambient Freshwaters by Solid Phase Extraction and Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)

Citation:

Shoemaker, J., Dan Tettenhorst, AND A. Delacruz. Single Laboratory Validated Method for Determination of Microcystins and Nodularin in Ambient Freshwaters by Solid Phase Extraction and Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS). US EPA Office of Research and Development, Washington, DC, 2017.

Impact/Purpose:

This describes a draft method for using solid phase extraction liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry to detect and quantify 13 microcystins and nodularin in ambient waters. The method may be used by the Office of Water to monitor for cyanotoxins in ambient water.

Description:

This draft method uses solid phase extraction liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry to detect and quantify 13 microcystins and nodularin in ambient waters.

URLs/Downloads:

MICROCYSTIN METHOD FOR AMBIENT WATER_FINAL.PDF   (PDF,NA pp, 565.839 KB,  about PDF)

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PUBLISHED REPORT/METHODOLOGY)
Product Published Date: 11/15/2017
Record Last Revised: 05/17/2018
OMB Category: Other
Record ID: 338344

Organization:

U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

OFFICE OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

NATIONAL EXPOSURE RESEARCH LABORATORY

EXPOSURE METHODS & MEASUREMENT DIVISION

PUBLIC HEALTH CHEMISTRY BRANCH