SPME Extraction Methods of Doped Organochlorine Pesticides in Moroccan Water Samples


  • Ahmed Lakhili
  • Mohemmed Fekhaoui
  • Abdelkbir Bellaouchou
  • Abdallah El Abidi
  • Latifa Tahiri




To investigate Organochlorine (OC) in Moroccan water samples, two different methods of extraction being the solid phase micro extraction (SPME) and the liquid-liquid extraction (LLE) are exploited. The gas chromatography with an electron capture detector (GC-ECD) and the gas chromatography coupled to a mass spectrum (GC-MS) are elaborated. In order to get the best extraction, different process parameters are cheeked and optimized. The relevant results are obtained using a time of unspecific binding properties of 30 minutes’ duration and mode of agitation for 30 min with agitation by a magnetic stirrer and a temperature of 30 °C. In particular, a comparative study between the results of SPME and LLE coupled to (GC-ECD) and (GC-MS), respectively, are given. Concretely, it has been found that the SPME extraction technique is a very useful method to analyze the pesticide residues in water samples controlled by local laboratories.


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