There is growing concern that VOC emissions from materials used indoors in buildings should be monitored to ensure that building occupants are not…

Plastics have become a major source of pollution due to their ubiquitous use in a wide array of products. Most plastics are not readily…

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a widely produced chemical used as a precursor in the formation of plastics (polycarbonate) and coatings for food and…

Micro- and nanoplastics pollution in oceans, lakes and other water sources is an on-going and well-documented issue. Sources and entry ways of…

The global golf ball market was estimated to be over one billion dollars in 2017. It is estimated that each year, over 300 million golf balls are…

Stir Bar Sorptive Extraction (SBSE) and Solvent Assisted Stir Bar Sorptive Extraction (SA-SBSE) are firmly established techniques for extraction…

Analyzing blood serum for opioids, cocaine and metabolites is…

A novel stir bar sorptive extraction (SBSE) procedure termed sequential SBSE was developed. Compared to conventional SBSE, sequential SBSE…

This method uses a QuEChERS (quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged, and safe) single-step acetonitrile (ACN) extraction and salting out liquid-…

Identification of important trace components in complex samples like fragrances, natural products, polymers or food products can be challenging.…