Online hyphenation of ion chromatography (IC) to inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP/MS) is a powerful instrumental tool to handle some of the most challenging analytical tasks. A new Metrohm white paper presents collected applications covering a wide range of analytes as well as current norms and standards.
Reliable determination of elemental composition, oxidation states, and chemical binding is crucial to judge toxicity in environmental investigations, water quality control, pharmaceutical and medical analysis, as well as the food and beverage industry. IC-ICP/MS is the method of choice, as it combines the molecular selectivity of IC with the elemental selectivity and sensitivity of ICP/MS.
Metrohm White Paper WP-008 provides the analytical scientist with a method overview and a collection of applications on the speciation of the most frequently analyzed heavy metals and other substances in matrices ranging from foodstuffs, pharmaceuticals, all kinds of waters to petroleum, soil, and even air samples.