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Microchimica Acta

, 187:124 | Cite as

Acid-base-governed deep eutectic solvent-based microextraction combined with magnetic solid-phase extraction for determination of phenolic compounds

  • Dezhi Yang
  • Yingdong Wang
  • Hong Li
  • Yaling YangEmail author
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Abstract

A sensitive method based on the use of green deep eutectic solvents (DESs) was designed for the determination of bisphenol-A, bisphenol-AF, tetrabromobisphenol-A and 4-tert.-octylphenol followed by HPLC. This method takes advantage of magnetic solid-phase extraction purification and acid-base induced DES liquid-liquid microextraction. The Mg(II)-Al(III) layered double hydroxide-coated magnetic nanoparticles were selected to purify samples. The DESs were systematically prepared by a range of medium-chain saturated fatty acids (C8-C12) and D,L-menthol. The melting point and the extraction efficiency of phenolic compounds were adjusted by changing the carbon chain length of fatty acid in suitable proportions. Acid-base induction significantly improves the extraction efficiency. The method has lower limits of detection ranging from 6 to 11 ng L−1, good linearity (0.05–500 μg L−1) and high enrichment factors (86–91). The method was successfully applied for the determination of four phenolic compounds in beverage samples. The recoveries ranged from 84.4 to 101.3%.

Graphical abstract

Schematic representation of the extraction of four phenolic compounds by medium chain (C8-C12) fatty acid-based eutectic solvent (DES) through acid-base-induction.

Keywords

Acid-base induction Menthol Fatty acids Green solvents Magnetic nanoparticles Mg(II)-Al(III) layered double hydroxide 

Notes

Acknowledgments

This work was greatly supported by the Analysis and Testing Foundation of Kunming University of Science and Technology (2016 M20152118089 and 2019P20173118001). Yang Dezhi gratefully acknowledges financial support from the 2018 and 2019 Kunming University of Science and Technology Graduate Research, and International Exchange Project Fund and Yunnan Province Ph.D. Academic Newcomer Fund.

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Conflict of interest

There is no conflict of interest about this article.

Declaration of interests

The authors declare that they do not have competing financial interests or personal relationships that may influence the work reported in this paper.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Life Science and TechnologyKunming University of Science and TechnologyKunmingChina
  2. 2.Faculty of Environmental Science and EngineeringKunming University of Science and TechnologyKunmingChina
  3. 3.College of Basic Medical SciencesShenyang Medical CollegeShenyangChina
  4. 4.Research Institute of Product ProcessingYunnan Academy of Agricultural SciencesKunmingChina

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