Determination of Carbendazim and Chlorpyrifos in Selected Fruits and Vegetables Samples Using QuEChERS-HPLC-FD
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Bozok University, TURKEY
Mohammed Akkbik   

Bozok University, Science and Technology Application and Research Center, TR-66100, Yozgat, Turkey.
Online publication date: 2016-12-07
Publication date: 2016-12-07
Eurasian J Anal Chem 2017;12(2):17–30
A new method was developed to determine pesticide residues in fruit and vegetable extracts with short time analysis. An optimum results were achieved using binary mobile phase consisting of (methanol: water; 95:5, v/v) and fluorescence detection (λEx and  λEm set at 280 and 340 nm, respectively) was used. The dynamic range was between 0.100 to 10 mg L-1 with relative standard deviation less than 0.45%, (n=4). Limits of detection and recoveries for carbendazim and chlorpyrifos were 0.073 mg L-1 (84.2-106.5%) and 0.062 mg L-1  (85.7-90.3%), respectively.  The results revealed that the concentrations of carbendazim and chlorpyrifos residue in all collected samples were below than the EU legal limit.
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