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Ultra Inert (UI) Columns have consistent inertness performance from column to column.

Ultra Inert (UI) GC Columns push industry standards for consistent column inertness in a variety of stationary phase polarities. Gas Chromatography (GC) column inertness is critical, as columns contribute toward the largest surface area within an inert flow path. As samples become increasingly active and more complex, you cannot afford interferences introduced by the analytical flow path, such as GC columns, liners, septa. A non-inert GC column can cause both peak tailing and signal loss, and can also take or hide components in your sample, so you would never know what was missing. Repeating or verifying suspect analyses wastes resources, hinders productivity, and is more expensive. To achieve the lower detection limits demanded by tough regulatory demands and quantify active analytes with confidence, an Ultra Inert GC Column is required.

DB-624 UI GC Columns are ideal for PFAS testing in air sampling.

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In my 30 years of experience in running virtually every USEPA semivolatile method...the performance of the Agilent J&W DB-UI 8270D GC column has raised the bar for semivolatile analysis...The DB-UI 8270D has demonstrated: • Superior chromatographic resolution (PAHs specifically are phenomenal) • Superior inertness (reactivity of acid-fraction components like 4-Nitrophenol and 2,4-Dinitrophenol, which have low pKa values, is minimal) • Superior breakdown characteristics (4,4'-DDT and Endrin breakdown is well below all method requirements and in many examples <5%!) • Superior peak tailing performance of Pentachlorophenol and Benzidine (Benzidine, for example is Gaussian in peak shape) A

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