Finneran Porvair has introduced Convenience Kits for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) testing.
Because Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl substances don't break down they can accumulate over time in the environment and in the human body. In the light of increasing evidence that exposure to PFAS can adversely affect human health, some regulatory bodies are legislating that materials should be tested to ensure that they contain no traces of PFAS, or that the traces are below allowed legal limits.
Because PFAS are widely used in materials such as PTFE, commonly used in chemical analysis consumables, laboratories are in need of new labware products to minimise background contamination from these chemicals.
Finneran Porvair R.A.M screw thread vials are purpose-designed for PFAS analyses. Manufactured from chemically resistant polypropylene, they are suitable for 'PFAS-free' sampling, testing, storing and transporting tasks. The lightweight vials are an economical alternative to glass and are designed to work in most autosamplers.
Where users are unable to use PTFE as a vial liner, the company’s polyimide/silicone lined closure can provide a suitable alternative. It has a useable temperature range up to 130°C. and performs well up to ten injections. The polyimide is amber translucent and the white silicone rubber is a high purity rubber composition, resulting in low leachables.
The Convenience Kits for PFAS testing contain 100 R.A.M screw thread polypropylene vials and 100 of the new closure/septa, packaged in a clear tray that fit a bench drawer for easy access.
For further information please visit https://www.jgfinneran.com or contact the company at PFAS@jgfinneran.com / firstname.lastname@example.org / +1 856 696 3605.