Development of a sample preparation method for the GC-analysis of e-cigarette refill liquids

Last updated on 20-1-2020 by Sophia Barhdadi

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Since its introduction more than 10 years ago, the e-cigarette has become a commonly used consumer product. To guarantee the users safety, analytical characterization of the refill liquids (e-liquids) used for e-cigarettes is essential. Different techniques have been used for the qualitative and quantitative chemical characterization of e-liquids of which gas-chromatography is the most often used technique as e-liquids mainly consist out of (semi)-volatile ingredients (i.e. nicotine and flavourings) dissolved in a propylene glycol and glycerol matrix. The e-liquid matrix is viscous and grea…

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