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Trace analysis of synthetic pyrethroids: comments on the current state of the art in sampling and chromatographic methods

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Education, Thamar University, Thamar, Yemen

Res.J.chem.sci., Volume 8, Issue (10), Pages 13-22, October,18 (2018)


Synthetic pyrethroids were launched in 1970's, and since then are widely used for pest control due to the advantage of selective activity and relatively lower mammalian toxicity compared to other classes of pesticides. In the present manuscript, the latest developments in sampling methods and quantitative analysis of synthetic pyrethroids are reviewed. Analysis of pyrethroids chromatographic methods viz., GC, HPLC, SFC, GC-MS, GC-MS/MS, LC-MS, and LC-MS/MS was discussed.


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