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Select PAHs on Rxi-PAH (60 m x 0.25 mm x 0.10 µm)

GC_EV1417
PeakstR (min)Conc.
(µg/mL)
Quant Ion
1.Naphthalene-D86.172.0128
2.Naphthalene6.219.3136
3.2-Methylnaphthalene7.082.5142
4.1-Methylnaphthalene7.322.5142
5.Biphenyl7.974.9154
6.2,6-Dimethylnaphthalene8.122.5156
7.Acenaphthylene9.397.1162
8.Acenaphthene-D109.652.0152
9.Acenaphthene9.776.8153
10.2,3,5-Trimethylnaphthalene10.422.5170
11.Fluorene11.66.4165
12.Dibenzothiophene16.814.4184
13.Phenanthrene-D1017.562.0188
14.Phenanthrene17.769.4178
15.Anthracene18.076.0178
16.4H-Cyclopenta[def]phenanthrene22.931.0190
17.1-Methylphenanthrene22.932.5192
18.Fluoranthene29.648.0202
19.Pyrene32.828.2202
20.Benzo[c]fluorene37.752.5216
21.Benzo[ghi]fluoranthene46.141.5226
22.Benzo[c]phenanthrene46.382.0228
23.Benz[a]anthracene49.138.8228
24.Cyclopenta[cd]pyrene49.645.2226
25.Chrysene-D1249.732.0240
26.Triphenylene49.961.8228
PeakstR (min)Conc.
(µg/mL)
Quant Ion
27.Chrysene50.158.9228
28.5-Methylchrysene56.244.4242
29.Benzo[b]fluoranthene63.8610252
30.Benzo[k]fluoranthene64.138.3252
31.Benzo[j]fluoranthene64.296.1252
32.Benzo[a]fluoranthene65.100.99252
33.Benzo[e]pyrene67.152.0252
34.Benzo[a]pyrene-D1267.382.0264
35.Benzo[a]pyrene67.638.9252
36.Perylene-D1268.382.0264
37.Perylene68.621.9252
38.Dibenzo[a,j]anthracene74.462.0278
39.Dibenzo[a,c]anthracene75.181.3278
40.Indeno[1,2,3-cd]pyrene75.318.8276
41.Dibenzo[a,h]anthracene75.398.8278
42.Benzo[b]chrysene76.111.8278
43.Picene76.451.4278
44.Benzo[ghi]perylene77.089.3276
45.Anthanthrene77.870.95276
46.Dibenzo[b,k]fluoranthene82.230.71302
47.Dibenzo[a,l]pyrene82.514.4302
48.Dibenzo[a,e]pyrene84.185.3302
49.Coronene-D1284.362.0312
50.Coronene84.510.98300
51.Dibenzo[a,i]pyrene85.154.4302
52.Dibenzo[a,h]pyrene85.664.4302
ColumnRxi-PAH, 60 m, 0.25 mm ID, 0.10 µm (cat.# 49317)
SampleSV internal standard mix (cat.# 31206)
Coronene-D12 (CIL) (cat.# DLM-2715)
Benzo[a]pyrene-D12 (CIL) (cat.# DLM-258-0)
Aromatics in toluene (NIST) (cat.# 2260a)
Native PAH stock (Wellington Labs) (cat.# PAH-STK-A)
EU 15+1 PAH standard (cat.# 32470)
Custom PAH SIM standard (cat.# 557484)
Diluent:Toluene
Conc.:0.71 to 10 µg/mL
Injection
Inj. Vol.:1 µL split (split ratio 10:1)
Liner:Premium 4 mm Precision liner w/wool (cat.# 23305.1)
Inj. Temp.:275 °C
Oven
Oven Temp.:110 °C (hold 1.6 min) to 175 °C at 30 °C/min to 265 °C at 1.6 °C/min to 350 °C at 4 °C/min (hold 15 min)
Carrier GasHe, constant flow
Flow Rate:1.0 mL/min
DetectorMS
Mode:SIM
SIM Program:
GroupStart Time
(min)
Ion(s) (m/z)Dwell (ms)
15.09102.1, 108.1, 128.1, 136.2 20
26.68115.1, 142.1 20
37.5576.1, 141.1, 154.1, 156.2 20
48.7775.6, 152.1 20
59.5676.1, 153.1, 162.2, 164.2 20
610.26155.1, 170.2 20
711.1282.4, 165.1 20
814.27139.1, 184.1 20
917.26152.1, 160.2, 178.1, 188.2 20
1020.5894.6, 165.1, 190.1, 192.1 20
1126.32101.1, 202.1 20
1234.9792.1, 184.1 20
1337.36108.0, 216.0 20
1441.78196.1, 212.2 20
1545.86113.1, 226.1, 228.1 20
1647.86114.0, 228.1 20
1749.49113.1, 120.1, 226.1, 228.1, 240.1 20
1851.24154.1, 252.1 20
1954.16119.8, 242.2 20
2060.13125.1, 126.1, 252.1 20
2164.77126.1, 252.1 20
2266.15125.1, 126.1, 132.1, 252.1, 264.1 20
2368.07125.0, 132.2, 252.1, 264.1 20
2469.10252.1, 268.1 20
2571.92139.1, 139.5, 278.1, 279.1 20
2674.87138.1, 139.1, 276.1, 278.1 20
2775.81138.1, 139.1, 278.1 20
2876.82138.1, 276.1 20
2977.53132.6, 138.1, 267.1, 276.1 20
3080.20151.0, 302.1 20
3183.40150.0, 151.0, 156.1, 300.1, 302.1, 312.1 20
3284.88151.0, 302.1 20
Transfer Line Temp.:320 °C
Analyzer Type:Quadrupole
Source Type:Extractor
Extractor Lens:9 mm ID
Source Temp.:350 °C
Quad Temp.:200 °C
Solvent Delay Time:3 min
Ionization Mode:EI
InstrumentAgilent 7890B GC & 5977A MSD
NotesConditions optimized using EZGC software produce good separation of dibenzo[a,c]anthracene and dibenzo[a,h]anthracene from indeno[1,2,3-cd]pyrene, triphenylene from chrysene, as well as the benzofluoranthene isomers.