4-Hydroxybutyrate in addition to standard anions and organic acids

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4-Hydroxybutyrate (GHB) is numbered among the hydroxycarboxylic acids and is used as a psychoactive drug which is illegal in many countries. GHB can be determined through anion chromatography with suppression. GHB can be separated from the standard anions and the organic acid anions glycolate, acetate and formate on the Metrosep A Supp 16 - 250/4.0 column and under the conditions specific in this Application Note.

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