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Disinfection by-products in Canadian drinking water
Abstract Halogenated disinfection by-products were determined in Canadian drinking water supplies where chlorine was used at some stage in the treatment process. The effects of applied disinfectantsExpand
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A one-year survey of halogenated disinfection by-products in the distribution system of treatment plants using three different disinfection processes
On a monthly basis, over a one year period, disinfection by-products (DBPs) were measured in raw water and in treated water at four locations in the distribution system of three water treatmentExpand
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A pilot study on the determination of perfluorooctanesulfonate and other perfluorinated compounds in blood of Canadians.
A pilot study was conducted to provide preliminary data on the concentrations of perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS), perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctanesulfonamide (PFOSA) in the blood ofExpand
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Assessing exposure in epidemiologic studies to disinfection by-products in drinking water: report from an international workshop.
The inability to accurately assess exposure has been one of the major shortcomings of epidemiologic studies of disinfection by-products (DBPs) in drinking water. A number of contributing factorsExpand
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Pressurized liquid extraction of toxins from cyanobacterial cells
The suitability of pressurized liquid extraction (PLE) of cyanotoxins from cells was investigated. The stability of cyanotoxins (MCYST‐RR, MCYST‐LR, and anatoxin‐a) was evaluated at nine combinationsExpand
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Extraction of 15 microcystins and nodularin using immunoaffinity columns.
Microcystins (MCYSTs) were isolated from surface water using reusable immunoaffinity columns. Individual MCYST were determined by high performance liquid chromatography equipped with a photo-diodeExpand
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Comparison of liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry interfaces for the analysis of polycyclic aromatic compounds
Three liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry interfaces were evaluated for their suitability for the analysis of complex mixtures of polycyclic aromatic compounds (PACs). Preliminary qualitativeExpand
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Analysis of polycyclic aromatic compounds by supercritical fluid charomatography/mass spectrometry using atmospheric‐pressure chemical ionization
The development of microbore packed-column supercritical fluid chromatography/atmospheric pressure chemical ionization mass spectrometry (SFC/APCI-MS) for the analysis of polycyclic aromaticExpand
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Trihalomethane formation in whirlpool SPAs
Abstract In a survey of 25 whirlpool spas using halogen disinfectants, the only organohalide contaminant observed in the water and in the air at concentrations in excess of 1 μg l −1 (water) and 1 μgExpand
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Determination of mutagenic potential and organic contaminants of Great Lakes drinking water
Abstract Extracts of organic compounds were obtained, using XAD-2 macroreticular resin, from drinking water supplies in 12 Great Lakes municipalities. The extracts were tested for mutagenic potentialExpand
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