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Journal of Analytical Methods in Chemistry
Volume 2017, Article ID 9796457, 13 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/9796457
Research Article

Validating Analytical Protocols to Determine Selected Pesticides and PCBs Using Routine Samples

Chemistry Division, CIEMAT, Av. Complutense 40, 28040 Madrid, Spain

Correspondence should be addressed to Oscar Pindado Jiménez; se.tameic@odadnip.racso

Received 4 July 2017; Accepted 18 September 2017; Published 29 October 2017

Academic Editor: Paolo Montuori

Copyright © 2017 Oscar Pindado Jiménez et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Fig. S1: Flow diagram of the trials for the calculation of proportional bias.

Fig. S2: Flow diagram of the trials for the calculation of constant bias.

Table S1: Results from analyses of two masses of sub-sample (A=0.587 g, B=1.573 g) and calculations to estimate constant bias.

Table S2: Results from analyses of two masses of sub-sample (B=1.573 g, C=2.558 g) and calculations to estimate constant bias.

Table S3: Calibration parameters and limits for selected compounds.

Table S4: Accuracy evaluated by the analysis of two certified reference materials.

Fig. S3: Cause and effect diagram.

Fig. S4: Equations to calculate uncertainty.

Table S5: Uncertainty from analytical signal (uy2).

Table S6: Uncertainty from slope (um2) and y-intercept (ub2).

Table S7: Uncertainty associated to concentration measured through calibration.

Table S8: Uncertainty associated to recovery of selected pesticides in water samples.

Table S9: Uncertainty associated to recovery of selected pesticides in sediment samples.

Table S10: Uncertainty associated to intermediate precision for the analysis of selected compounds in water samples.

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