Ultraviolet spectrophotometric determination of primary and secondary aliphatic amines by formation of dithiocarbamates

Albert W M LEE*, Wing Hong CHAN, Connie M.L. Chiu, K. T. Tang

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Abstract

Primary and secondary aliphatic amines (ca. 0.2-6 μg ml-1) determined at 250 and 280 nm, respectively, after in situ derivatization to dithiocarbamates in a carbon disulphide/ aqueous sodium hydroxide two-phase system. Alcohols, aromatic and tertiary amines do not interfere.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)157-160
Number of pages4
JournalAnalytica Chimica Acta
Volume218
Issue numberC
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1989

Scopus Subject Areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy

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