Research and analysis
Measuring formaldehyde release from kitchenware
- Government Chemist
- Part of:
- Support for the Government Chemist advisory function and Support for the Government Chemist statutory function
- 1 June 2013
The development of an analytical method for the determination of formaldehyde leached from melamine kitchenware.
PDF, 453KB, 15 pages
This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format.
If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email email@example.com. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use.
This technical report describes the development of a method for the determination of formaldehyde in simulated leachates from melamine kitchenware which could be readily adapted to other matrices.
The analytical techniques investigated were liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry (quadrupole time-of-flight analyser) and gas chromatography–mass spectrometry (single quadrupole analyser).
Published: 1 June 2013