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GC Analysis of Spearmint Essential Oil on SLB®-IL59

GC Analysis of Spearmint Essential Oil on SLB®-IL59 suitable for GC

Materials

analytical column

Product No.
Description
Pricing

SLB®-IL59 Capillary GC Column

L × I.D. 30 m × 0.25 mm, df 0.20 μm

CONDITIONS

column

SLB-IL59, 30 m x 0.25 mm I.D., 0.2 μm (28891-U)

oven

50 °C, 3 °C/min to 300 °C

detector

FID

carrier gas

helium, 30 cm/sec, constant

Description

Analysis Note

The volatile fraction of essential oils represents a quite complex matrix, being composed of a large variety of compounds, mainly terpenes, sesquiterpenes, alcohols and other oxygenated compounds, that cannot be all separeted in a single GC analysis. The ionic liquid GC column, SLB®-IL59 showed a good resolvling power toward all the classes of compounds present in the essential oils. It also provided good peak shape for both terpenes and oxygenated compounds thus proving it is a valuable polar GC column for the analyis of these types of samples. More than 50 compounds have been identified on this column by using mass spectra databases and by co-injection of standards.

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