The use of solid phase microextraction as sample preparation technique for determination of n-nitrosodimethylamine in water polluted by hydrazine-based rocket fuel


A paper describes a method for determination of N-nitrosodimethylamine in water, polluted by spills of 1,1-dimethylhydrazine, based on solid phase microextraction coupled to gas chromatography/mass spectrometry. A method detection limit was determined to be 1 ug/kg, relative error was below 20%. A method is very sensitive and selective as well as quite simple, relatively cheap and fully automated.


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3. Kenessov BN, Batyrbekova SY (2012) Actual directions in study of ecological consequences of a highly toxic 1,1-dimethylhydrazine-based rocket fuel spills. Chemical Bulletin of Kazakh National University 2:124-131. CrossRef

4. Kenessov BN, Carlsen L (2014) Identification (quantitative determination and detection) and fate of transformation products of rocket fuel 1,1-dimethylhydrazine. In: Lambropoulou LA, Nollet ML (eds.) Transformation Products of Emerging Contaminants in the Environment: Analysis, Processes, Occurrence, Effects and Risks. CrossRef

How to Cite
KENESSOV, Bulat. The use of solid phase microextraction as sample preparation technique for determination of n-nitrosodimethylamine in water polluted by hydrazine-based rocket fuel. Chemical Bulletin of Kazakh National University, [S.l.], n. 2, p. 92-97, may 2009. ISSN 2312-7554. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 19 oct. 2017. doi:
Analytical Chemistry


N-nitrosodimethylamine; solid-phase microextraction; 1,1-dimethylhydrazine; gas chromatography; mass spectrometry; water