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Cryptand C1 Concentrator Column

The IonPac® Cryptand C1 Concentrator Column is recommended for the analysis of trace perchlorate in drinking water. This adjustable-capacity column contains a macroporous, 17.5 μm resin grafted with the macrocyclic 2,2,2 cryptand compound. The column’s functional capacity depends on eluent concentration and the type of cation bound within the cryptand molecule.

  • Approximately 30 μeq/col of cryptand capacity available for use
  • Capacity adjustable from fixed amount to zero by via eluent concentration or cation type

The adjustable capacity makes the Cryptand C1 a powerful tool for determining trace perchlorate in drinking water and high ionic strength water. Methods using the C1 can quantify 140 ng/L of perchlorate in a background of total dissolved solids with concentrations as high as 3000 mg/L. The Cryptand C1 is specified for sample preconcentration in US EPA Method 314.1.

 

System Flow Path for Trace Perchlorate in Drinking Water

 

IonPac Cryptand C1 Resin

 

Determination of Trace Perchlorate in Drinking Water Using the AS16 Column Following Concentration on a Cryptand C1 Concentrator Column

 

Determination of Trace Perchlorate in Drinking Water Using the AS20 Column Following Concentration on a Cryptand C1 Concentrator Column