Microplastic determination - through selective microwave sample preparation
2020-10-13 by Milestone
through selective microwave sample preparation
The determination of Microplastics (MPs) has become a crucial aspect for the protection of the environment and human health. Considering the amount of plastics released in oceans every year, fish are one of the primary ways for humans to absorb MPs; therefore, adequate methods are required to be able to determine MPs in fish tissue in a fast and efficient way.
Milestone is proud to share with you a new study developed in cooperation with the Chemistry Department of Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (Brazil), in which a selective microwave assisted sample preparation protocol has been applied for the gravimetric determination of MPs in fish tissue.
The protocol was performed with Milestone’s ultraWAVE and it is cost effective and fast, with a duration of only 20 minutes.
These findings provides an answer to many laboratories with a new and straighforward approach to MPs determination.
We are pleased to share:
Published Scientific Paper
To further discuss these findings, Milestone has the pleasure to announce a webinar event with one of the authors of the paper, Cezar A.Bizzi (Departamento de Química, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil), held on November 18th, at 4pm GMT+2.
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