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PFAS Translator for the Most Common Methods

June 30, 2022 at 2:00 PM / by David Gallagher

One of the most frustrating things that we here at Biotage have had to deal with when we compare PFAS methods is the lack of a common naming convention for the compounds. It seems like every scientific article and every method contains at least one compound that either uses a new name or a new abbreviation and we have to spend excess time trying to confirm that yes, we're looking at the same compound.  It's so annoying!


PFAS Naming TableSo when we found out that a few of our internal experts had created their own translation matrices to help keep track of a bunch of various names they've encountered and link them back to the CAS (Chemical Abstract Service) number, we just couldn't keep this to ourselves.  Click the button below to download a handy table of information with just some of the most common PFAS compounds and the various aliases that they go by according to the methods we've researched. Click on image to right to open.  To download a printable version, click the link below

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Topics: Sample preparation, Solid-phase extraction, per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, PFAS, wastewater, SPE, PFBS, PFCA, PTFE, EPA, PFOA, environmental compliance

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