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VDI 2444

Ambient air - Measurement of levoglucosan - Chromatographic method

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Außenluft - Messen von Levoglucosan - Chromatografisches Verfahren

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Engl. VDI/DIN-Kommission Reinhaltung der Luft (KRdL) - Normenausschuss
Technical Division Environmental Measurement Technologies
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Standard specifies a chromatographic method for the determination of Levoglucosan in aqueous extracts of filter samples, which have been, e.g., collected according to DIN EN 12341. The method is applicable in the range from approx. 10 ng/m<(hoch)3> to approx. 3000 ng/m<(hoch)3> with a sampling duration of 24 hours. The method is also suitable for the measurement of galactosan and mannosan. Furthermore, the following carbohydrates can be determined, in some cases with certain restrictions: inositol, threitol/erythritol, arabitol, mannose, glucose, galactose and fructose.

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