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Table 1 Quality assurance and quality control results

From: Novel brominated flame retardants in house dust from Shanghai, China: levels, temporal variation, and human exposure

  PBT PBEB HBB EHTBB BTBPE BEHTEBP DBDPE References
Limit of detection (LOD) 0.02 0.03 0.12 0.09 0.21 0.06 0.69 This study
Limit of quantification (LOQ) 0.06 0.08 0.43 0.31 0.74 0.21 2.3 This study
Average in blanks na na 0.32 0.23 0.51 0.12 2.1 This study
Blank detection (%) na na 67 70 90 72 96 This study
Recovery in spiked blanks (%) 92 (5) 93 (4) 95 (4) 93 (7) 97 (5) 90 (3) 101 (5) This study
Mean (SD) concentration in SRM 2585 na 1.5 (2.2) na 35 (4.3) 43 (10) 312 (121) < 5 This study
na na na < 30 < 0.8 145 (17) < 10 [11]
na na na 40 32 652 < 20 [45]
na na na 26 (2) 39 (14) 574 (49) < 7.1 [46]
na na na 36 (2.4) 39 (4.9) 1300 < 10 [47]
na na na 35 (6) 76 (4) 857 (73) na [48]
na 8.1 (2.0) na 34 (5.2) 53 (9.2) 869 (110) < 6 [29]
  1. na not detected or available