Ethylbenzene analysis laboratory

As an industrialist you wish to analyze the ethylbenzene present in your products

Ethylbenzene is an aromatic organic compound derived from benzene, it is mainly obtained by alkylation of benzene with ethylene.

Ethylbenzene is used in :

  • Reforming gasolines alongside xylenes.
  • The manufacture of styrene

It is also used in the synthesis of :

  • Polystyrene
  • Plastics
  • Synthetic rubber resins.

It is found as a component (15-20%) of the commercial product sold as xylenes, or xylene mixture, which is used as a solvent in many types of paints, lacquers, stains, varnishes and automotive cleaning products. In the same form, it is also added to gasoline and other types of fuels.

In addition, a few everyday items can be sources of exposure to ethylbenzene at very low concentrations including:

  • Drinking water
  • Food
  • Ambient (outdoor) air
  • Indoor air (home)

FILAB laboratory assists industrialists in the analysis of ethylbenzene

Ethylbenzene analysis techniques

Equipped with a recent and varied analytical equipment, the FILAB analysis laboratory offers you a tailor-made support in the analysis of ethylbenzene:

  • Chemical analysis of ethylbenzene
  • Determination of ethylbenzene solvents
  • Setting up of periodic controls
  • Development and validation of analytical methods

Although the analysis of ethylbenzene can vary according to the properties of the sample, the most frequently used techniques are

  • Gas chromatography coupled to a mass spectrometer (GCMS)
  • Determination by LC-UV-MS
  • The Head Space allowing to heat in order to transfer the volatile molecules in gas phase.

Why choose FILAB for ethylbenzene analysis?

The FILAB laboratory has doctors and engineers with a state-of-the-art 2100m² analytical facility to analyze the ethylbenzene in your products.

Our engineers and doctoral students in chemistry are at your disposal at every stage of your analyses. They accompany you on the interpretation of the results and propose you durable curative solutions, adapted to your sector.

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