Laboratory analysis of aldehydes

Why analyze aldehydes in your products ?

In the field of organic chemistry aldehydes are part of the family of substances containing a carbonyl group. The most well known of this group are as follows : formaldehyde, acetaldehyde, glutaraldehyde, etc.

Aldehydes are used in many industries such as in agriculture, in textiles and in chemistry. They are also degradation products obtained by heating certain chemicals or by oxidizing certain primary alcohols.

They are also used in the production process of certain construction or insulation materials as well as everyday products such as adhesives, varnishes, lacquer, cleaning products, etc.

Important to note is that aldehydes are toxic to humans, two in particular are classed as “dangerous” these are formaldehyde and acetaldehyde, which is why they require regular monitoring.

Techniques used by FILAB laboratory for the analysis of aldehydes :

FILAB provides tailored services for the analysis of your aldehydes :

  • Analysis and determination of aldehydes using chromatography techniques (GC-MS and HS-GC-MS)
  • Determination of aldehydes in cosmetic products
  • Determination of formaldehyde
  • Determination of glutaraldehyde
  • Development and validation of methods specific to your matrices

Why call on FILAB to analyze aldehydes ?

Due to the fact that our services are already employed by companies in a wide range of fields, we very often receive request relating to challenges involving the presence of aldehydes.

FILAB is made up of a highly qualified team and is equipped with an analytical fleet spread over 2100m2 of laboratory space allowing us to quantify aldehydes found in your products or materials.

Our chemical engineers and doctors are at your disposal at each step of your analysis. They are able to assist you in interpreting your analytical results and provide long-lasting remedial solutions, suited to fit your sector of industry.

The positive aspects of FILAB

  • A highly qualified team

  • Responsiveness in responding to and processing requests

  • A complete analytical park of 2100m²

  • Tailor-made support

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