Determination of Mercury in an Assortment of Dietary Supplements Using an Inexpensive Combustion Atomic Absorption Spectrometry Technique

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Levine, Keith E.; Levine, Michael A.; Weber, Frank X.; Hu, Ye; Perlmutter, Jason; Grohse, Peter M.;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Journal of Automated Methods and Management in Chemistry,volume 2,005,issue 4,pages211-216 (issn: 1463-9246, eissn: 1464-5068)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1155/JAMMC.2005.211, pmc: PMC2562971
  • Subject: Research Article

The concentrations of mercury in forty, commercially available dietary supplements, were determined using a new, inexpensive analysis technique. The method involves thermal decomposition, amalgamation, and detection of mercury by atomic absorption spectrometry with an a... View more
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