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Table 1 Analytical figures of merit for organochlorine pesticide analysis in previous studies of sediment matrices

From: Limit of detection and limit of quantification development procedures for organochlorine pesticides analysis in water and sediment matrices

Detection limit(ng/g) Quantification limit(ng/g) Recovery Sample size (g) Reference Extraction method Linearity μg/L Analyze method
0.01–1.55 63–115 25 [22] SE1 GC-ECD
0.01–0.08 83.7 ±3.1 15 [28] SE1 GC-ECD
0.02–0.16 (ng/kg) [29] SE1 GC-ECD
0.02–0.04 90–110 20–25 [31] SE1 GC-ECD
0.6–2.1 74–97.5 10 [30] SE1 GC-ECD
0.01–0.05 94–97¤ 15 [27] SE1 GC-ECD
0.1–1 1 [37] USE2 GC-ECD
0.1–0.2 0.2 72–121 20 [38] USE2 GC-EI-MS
0.1 0.3 5 [39] ASE3 0–250 GC-ECD
  1. 1) Soxhlet extraction, 2) Ultrasonic solvent extraction, 3) Accelerated solvent extraction.