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Stuart Chalk, Ph.D.
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University of North Florida
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NRCC SLEW-1

Classification: Reference Material -> NRCC -> SLEW-1 -> Estuarine water

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"Determination Of Trace Amounts Of Zinc In Water Samples By Flow Injection Isotope-dilution Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry"
Analyst 1997 Volume 122, Issue 3 Pages 233-237
Tarn-Jiun Hwang and Shiuh-Jen Jiang

Abstract: A water sample (25 ml) was adjusted to pH 4 with 5 mL 1 M ammonium acetate buffer. After a suitable amount of Zn-67 had been added, the solution was diluted to 50 mL with water. A portion (10 ml) of the resulting solution was loaded at a flow rate of 10 ml/min on to a column (5 cm x 10 mm i.d.) of SO3-quinolin-8-ol carboxy-methylcellulose. The column was washed with 0.1 M ammonium acetate buffer of pH 4; the retained Zn was eluted (3 ml/min) with 0.5 M HNO3. The eluate was analyzed by ICP-MS (details given). The Zn-66/Zn-67 isotope ratio was calculated from the peak areas of the flow injection peaks. The calibration graph was linear up to 50 ng/ml Zn-66; the detection limit was 14 pg/ml. RSD was 1.4% (n=7). The method was applied to several water CRM; the results agreed with the certified values.
Zinc-66 Zinc-67 Mass spectrometry Mass spectrometry Column Detection limit Reference material Buffer

"Application Of Multielement Time-resolved Analysis To A Rapid Online Matrix Separation System For Inductively-coupled Plasma-mass Spectrometry"
J. Anal. At. Spectrom. 1995 Volume 10, Issue 11 Pages 929-933
Simon M. Nelms, Gillian M. Greenway and Robert C. Hutton

Abstract: A rapid online matrix separation system for ICP-MS, using multi-element time-resolved analysis, was developed for the determination of several trace elements in complex matrix samples, A flow injection manifold was constructed consisting of a mini-column of 8-hydroxyquinoline covalently immobilized on to controlled pore glass, Analytes retained on the column were eluted using 0.1 mi of 2.0 mol L-1 nitric acid, Sample volumes of 0.5 mi were analyzed, yielding a pre-concentration factor of 5 in addition to matrix separation, The system was optimized with respect to the variables of buffer concentration, buffer pH and eluent acid volume and concentration, Calibrations from both pure water and synthetic seawater compared well and showed good linearity, with correlation coefficients of 0.988-0.999 for a range of analytes, The method showed good within-run reproducibility with precisions (s(r)) at the 1 ng mL-1 level of typically <3%, In general, recoveries between 89 and 104% were obtained, with the exception of Ni, which showed a recovery of 78% under the compromise conditions used. The method was validated by the analysis of estuarine (SLEW-1) and coastal (CASS-2) certified reference materials, Good agreement with the certified values was obtained for both of these materials. (17 references)
Metals, trace Mass spectrometry Sample preparation 8-Hydroxyquinoline Controlled pore glass Optimization Preconcentration Reference material Solid phase extraction

"Determination Of Seven Trace Elements In Environmental Water Samples By Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry With Online Preconcentration"
Bunseki Kagaku 1993 Volume 42, Issue 7 Pages 423-428
Akatsuka, K.;McLaren, J.W.;Berman, S.S.

Abstract: An online pre-concentration method was studied to allow the simultaneous determination of Mn, Co, Ni, Cu, Zn, Cd and Pb in 5 mL environmental water samples by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry. A semiautomated system with a microprocessor-controlled high performance quaternary gradient pump and valves was used to lead and transport the mobile phase. The system includes a column containing silica-immobilized 8-hydroxyquinoline. The pH of the samples was adjusted to 8 to improve the retention of several elements, in particular manganese. Quantitative elution from the column took 3.5 min with a 1.5 M HCl/0.6 M HNO3 mixture at a flow rate of 2.0 mL min-1. Mn and Co were determined by a standard additions technique, and stable isotope dilution was applied for Ni, Cu, Zn, Cd and Pb. The good precision and accuracy of this method are demonstrated by analyzing standard samples of riverine water (SLRS-2), estuarine water (SLEW-1) and coastal seawater (CASS-2). The detection limits of the method range from 7 ng L-1 for Cd to 130 ng L-1 for Zn. [References: 18]
Manganese Cobalt Nickel Copper Zinc Cadmium Lead Mass spectrometry Preconcentration Computer Column Immobilized reagent Silica 8-Hydroxyquinoline Reference material Standard additions calibration