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This study presents the development of an on-line preconcentration system for zinc(II) determination in aqueous samples. The analyte was trapped in a mini-column filled with a chelating resin based on a chitosan biopolymer modified with 8-hydroxyquinoline obtained by the diazotization reaction. Flow and chemical variables of the system, as well as the(More)
In this study, a new solid-phase microextraction (SPME) method for simultaneous extraction of pharmaceutical compounds with acidic and basic characteristics (ibuprofen, fenoprofen, diclofenac, diazepam and loratadine) from residual water samples is proposed. In this procedure, the extraction is processed using two distinct sample pH values. The extraction(More)
In this study a method for the determination of cadmium in fuel alcohol using solid-phase extraction with a flow injection analysis system and detection by flame atomic absorption spectrometry was developed. The sorbent material used was a vermicompost commonly used as a garden fertilizer. The chemical and flow variables of the on-line preconcentration(More)
This review outlines recent progress in the research on some new classes of sorbents for extraction and microextraction techniques. Carbon nanotubes are allotropes of carbon with cylindrical structure. They are very stable systems having considerable chemical inertness due to the strong covalent bonds of the carbon atoms on the nanotube surface. Some(More)
A new fiber for solid-phase microextraction (SPME) employing a metallic support coated with an inorganic material is proposed. A nitinol alloy (NiTi) was used as the support material due to its super elasticity and shape memory properties. Zirconium oxide (ZrO2) was electrodeposited onto NiTi using chronoamperometry. The surface characteristics and(More)
In this study zirconium oxide electrolytically deposited onto a NiTi alloy (NiTi-ZrO(2)) was employed as a new substrate for sol-gel reactions for the fabrication of an efficient and unbreakable solid-phase microextraction fiber. The NiTi-ZrO(2) surface was activated and used as a substrate for coating with poly(ethylene glycol) sol solution. Fibers(More)
This study describes the use of zirconium oxide electrolytically deposited onto a NiTi alloy as a new substrate for sol-gel reactions. Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) was used to coat the fiber after activation of the NiTi-ZrO(2) surface with sodium hydroxide solution followed by hydrochloric acid solution. Micrographs obtained by scanning electron microscopy(More)
In this study, a novel solid-phase microextraction (SPME) fiber obtained using sol-gel technology was applied in the determination of off-flavor compounds (2,4,6-trichloroanisole (TCA), 2,4,6-tribromoanisole (TBA) and pentachloroanisole (PCA)) present in cork stopper samples. A NiTi alloy previously electrodeposited with zirconium oxide was used as the(More)
In this study a NiTi alloy was applied as an SPME support due to its superelasticity and shape memory properties. This new metallic support was coated with ZrO(2) by electrodeposition using chronoamperometry. It was then evaluated for extraction of three classes of compounds from gaseous samples: alcohols, BTEX and trihalomethanes (THM). For the(More)
This study describes an analytical methodology developed for determination of phthalate esters (di-n-butyl, butylbenzyl and di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate) and adipate (di-n-ethylhexyl adipate) by solid-phase microextraction (SPME) and gas chromatography in normal saline solutions and, in bi-distilled water used to reconstitute medicines. An(More)