Direct detection of brominated flame retardants from plastic e-waste using liquid extraction surface analysis mass spectrometry
Martin RL Paine, Ian D Rae, Stephen J Blanksby
Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry | WILEY-BLACKWELL | Published : 2014
Awarded by BlueScope Steel
Awarded by ARC Centre of Excellence for Free Radical Chemistry and Biotechnology
Awarded by ARC Linkage Infrastructure and Equipment Fund
M.R.L.P. and S.J.B. acknowledge funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC) and BlueScope Steel (LP0775032) and support from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Free Radical Chemistry and Biotechnology (CE0561607). M. R. L. P. is the holder of an Australian Postgraduate Award (Industry). Instrumentation was supported by an ARC Linkage Infrastructure and Equipment Fund (LE0989078). The authors are grateful to Mr Steve Morriss from Close the Loop Ltd (Somerton VIC, Australia) and Prof Jochen Mueller (National Research Centre for Environmental Toxicology, University of Queensland, Australia) for provision of e-waste samples and brominateds flame retardants for analysis.