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Microplastics Analysis

Microplastics Analysis

With more than 80 years of delivering analytical solutions, PerkinElmer is a trusted partner for your microplastics analytical and research needs, including the identification of microplastics and associated pollutants, and eco-toxicological studies focusing on genomic and proteomic effects microplastics have on marine organisms. Our comprehensive and innovative solutions will help you to better identify and quantitate microplastics and the organic pollutants which can accumulate on their surfaces as well as to measure their biological impact on the marine and freshwater ecosystems and the food chain.

Microplastics Analysis Solutions Spotlight


Unlocking Carbon-13 with Single Particle ICP-MS: Feasibility Study for Microplastic Detection

Carbon is difficult to measure with ICP-MS because of its high ionization potential and its presence in both the argon used to generate the plasma (primarily in ...
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Customer Spotlight: Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA)

Representatives from the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) discuss their investigation into the presence of microplastics in the Arctic Ocean. The r ...
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Microplastics Analysis Brochure

PerkinElmer offers comprehensive and innovative solutions for the identification and quantification of microplastics. Our portfolio includes leading technologie ...
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Teaching the World About Mismanaged Plastics

Microplastics are tiny plastic particles that have become a permanent part of the marine environment, and that can end up being ingested by humans through seafo ...
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University of Birmingham Team Uses Agile TGA-FTIR-GC/MS Workflow to Advance Microplastics Research

One of the biggest challenges to-date in microplastics analysis has been the lack of standardized methodologies that articulate best practices and approaches to ...
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EnviroChat Interviews

As part of our efforts to educate ourselves and our customers, we are actively engaged with researchers and subject matter experts from around the world to expl ...
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Microplastics in Air

Air is a critical pathway for the transportation of microplastics. With their small size and low density, these particles can travel great distances and are fou ...
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The Environmental Impact of Microplastics

The Environmental Impact of Microplastics Microplastics are tiny plastic particles that form as a result of the plastic content in consumer products and the bre ...
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FT-IR Microscopic Analysis of Microplastics in Bottled Water

Bottled water is marketed as being the clean and pure alternative to drinking tap water. However, there is increasing opposition to the use of single-use plasti ...
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Analysis of PAHs in Marine Plastic Debris from North Atlantic Gyre by UHPLC and Fluorescence Detection

This study was to measure the levels of PAHs concentrated on the surface of microplastic particles in order to begin to understand the risk to the marine biolog ...
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FT-IR Imaging Analysis of Microplastic Test Sample

Almost 400 million tons of plastics are produced every year. Unfortunately, this problem is only going to grow because with an estimated mass of 5 billion tons ...
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Analysis of Microplastics in Suspended Solids with TG-GC/MS

Microplastics are a major concern due to their impact on the environment. There is growing research into microplastics, typically submillimeter in size, and whi ...
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Microplastics in Air: Tiny Pollutants, Huge Consequences

When we think of plastic pollution, we’re likely to conjure up images of plastic litter in oceans or rivers. But there’s another, less visible form of plastic p ...
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Microplastics in Drinking Water: Unseen Particles, Unseen Dangers

Every year, we create about 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic waste, and nine million tons of it finds its way into our oceans, lakes, rivers, and streams – an ...
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Microplastics Analysis Webinar Series

Microplastics are now recognized to be a global contaminant of concern, with the volume of both public attention and academic research on the topic steadily inc ...
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Airborne Microplastics in Urban, Tropical and Free Tropospheric Atmospheres

Dr. Hiroshi Okochi of Waseda University presents his latest research on the detection of airborne microplastics (AMPs) in urban, tropical and free tropospheric ...
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Carbon by ICP-MS? Detecting Microplastics by Single Particle ICP-MS

Plastic is a global problem due to its ubiquity and persistence in the environment. It is estimated that approximately 10% of all plastic produced ends up as fr ...
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Microplastic Analysis of Selected Marine Commodities

Dr. Jose Isagani Janairo of De La Salle University presented a talk on microplastic analysis of selected Philippine marine commodities at the PerkinElmer Global ...
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Nanoplastic and Microplastic Removal from Water

Professor Denise Mitrano of ETHZurich provides an overview of her recent research on the effectiveness of technical water systems such as wastewater and drinkin ...
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On-Demand Webinar: Micro and Nano Particles: Characterization, Evolution & Impact

Nanomaterials and microplastics are not new to us. Nanomaterials, chemical structures with at least one dimension of 1 to 100 nanometers, are produced through n ...
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Hyphenated Technology

When analyzing complex mixtures, evolved gases or competitors’ products deformulation for their complete characterization, material engineering researchers are ...
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