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Table 3 LOD, LOQ and MRL of target analytes

From: Ultra high performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry for rapid analysis of trace organic contaminants in water

Compound LOD (μg/L) LOQ (μg/L) Practical MRL (ng/L)
ESI positive
Caffeine 0.5 1 2.5
Trimethoprim 0.05 0.1 0.1
Sucralose 1 5 10
Triamcinolone 1 2.5 5
Primidone 1 2.5 2.5
Sulfamethoxazole 0.02 .1 .5
Meprobamate 0.1 1 2.5
Diphenylhydramine 0.02 0.1 1
Diltiazem 0.02 0.1 0.5
Hydracortisone 0.5 1 2.5
Prednisone 10 15 20
Simazine 0.1 0.5 1
Fluoxetine 0.02 0.05 0.5
Carbamazepine 0.05 0.1 0.25
Dexamethasone 0.05 0.5 1
TCEP 0.5 1 2.5
Atrazine 0.1 0.5 0.5
DEET 0.05 0.1 2.5*
Testosterone 0.5 1 1
Norethistrone 0.1 0.5 1
TCPP 0.05 1 2.5
Norgestrel 0.5 1 2.5
Benzophenone 0.02 0.5 1
ESI negative
PFOA 0.02 0.5 1
PFDA 0.02 0.5 2.5
Gemfibrozil 0.05 0.5 1
PFOS 0.02 0.05 0.1
Triclocarban 0.1 0.5 1
Triclosan 0.5 2.5 5
PFHxDA 0.02 0.1 0.5
PFBS 0.02 0.05 0.5
PFBA 0.02 0.02 NA
Ibuprofen 5 10 15
Bisphenol A 1 5 15
Naproxen 0.1 1 2.5
Diclofenac 0.1 0.5 2.5
  1. NA Not analyzed; * Adjusted for blank.