Chapter 1. Pre- and Post-Extraction Considerations

  1. John R. Dean B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., D.I.C., D.Sc., FRSC, C.Chem., C.Sci., Cert. Ed., Registered Analytical Chemist postdoctoral research fellow Senior Lecturer Reader Principal Lecturer Associate Dean personal chair Director Professor recipient active member Past Chairman former Vice-President

Published Online: 29 DEC 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470682494.ch1

Extraction Techniques in Analytical Sciences

Extraction Techniques in Analytical Sciences

How to Cite

Dean, J. R. (2009) Pre- and Post-Extraction Considerations, in Extraction Techniques in Analytical Sciences, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470682494.ch1

Author Information

  1. The Graduate School and School of Applied Sciences, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 DEC 2009
  2. Published Print: 7 NOV 2009

Book Series:

  1. Analytical Techniques in the Sciences

Book Series Editors:

  1. David J. Ando

Series Editor Information

  1. Dartford, Kent, UK

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470772850

Online ISBN: 9780470682494



  • pre- and post-extraction considerations;
  • persistent organic compounds (POPs);
  • discussion questions (DQs) and self-assessment questions (SAQs);
  • extraction techniques in analytical sciences;
  • sampling strategies - solid, aqueous and air samples;
  • location of former buildings on site;
  • likely distribution of contaminants;
  • practical chromatographic analysis;
  • atmospheric-pressure chemical ionization (APCI) source for HPLC–MS;
  • quality assurance and designing laboratory protocols


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Organic Compounds of Interest

  • Pre-Sampling Issues

  • Sampling Strategies: Solid, Aqueous and Air Samples

  • An Introduction to Practical Chromatographic Analysis

  • Quality Assurance Aspects

  • Health and Safety Considerations

  • References