Determination of Benzene in Sunblock Employing Static Headspace Sampling
Benzene is classified as a Group A, known human carcinogen, by the Environmental Protection Agency. Benzene is commonly used in the manufacturing of detergents, pharmaceuticals, and dyes. Due to its toxicity, manufacturers take precautions to remove the benzene before products are released to the public. Recently, it has been found, that there can be large amounts of Benzene in sunscreen. This application will examine how to test assorted sunscreen products for Benzene using static headspace sampling.
EST Analytical has been helping labs achieve their analytical goals for over 30 years. Our vision is to engineer reliable laboratory instruments that enable partners to make the world a better place.
To help labs excel we offer Application Notes across our entire product line. They are a resource that explains the technology, performance, and abilities of our products as used against certain methodologies and or applications.
Whether your needs center around a USEPA method, an ASTM Standard, or a sample matrix-based outcome EST has you covered. If you don’t see the technical direction you need, simply contact us. We also offer sample analysis in our onsite Applications Lab.