Separation of DNPH Aldehydes

Application No.: VEV0002J

Separation of DNPH Aldehydes

Aldehydes are used for the production of plastics, solvents, dyes, tannins, perfumes and medicines. These ’’dehydrogenated alcohols’’ are chemical compounds having the functional aldehyde group -CHO. Formaldehyde is produced in large quantities worldwide. It is used as a disinfectant, as a preservative for cosmetics and as a raw material in the chemical industry. Acetaldehyde which occurs during the course of the ethanol degradation and is involved in the development of the so-called alcohol-hangover. Aldehydes are irritants for the eye, skin and respiratory tracts and potential mutagens and carcinogens.

Technical Data


Method HPLC

Separation conditions

Mode RP
Substances Acetaldehyde, Acetone, Acrolein, Crotonaldehyde, Formaldehyde, Propionaldehyde
Key words DNPH, Dinitrophenylhydrazine, Aldehydes, VOC´s, Formaldehyde, Acetaldehyde, Carbonyl group, Air pollutants, Eurospher II C18A, UV detection
CAS number 75-07-0, 67-64-1, 107-02-8, 123-73-9, 50-00-0, 123-38-6

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