The Power of Precision
Contaminants of emerging concern (CECs) refers to any chemical discovered in water or in the environment that had not previously been detected, or were only present at insignificant levels. CECs can range from pharmaceuticals and personal care products to persistent organic pollutants used in many industrial processes.
CECs is the general term covering a wide class of different types of chemical compounds, including:
Mass spectrometry is an ideal solution for the analysis of CECs in environmental samples:
The use of large volume injection and online-SPE and LC-MS/MS in water Testing