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Table 1 Selected ions used for the quantification and qualification of PAH analytes by GC–MS (SIM mode)

From: Evaluation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in bottled water samples (non-carbonated, mineral, carbonated and carbonated flavored water) in Tehran with MSPE-GC/MS method: a health risk assessment

Ion group Analyte (PAHs) Time window (min.) Confirmation ions (m/z) Quantification ion (m/z)
1 I.S. (Biphenyl) 8–13 153, 152 154
1 NA (Naphthalene) 6–13 128, 127 128
1 Ace (Acenaphthylene) 8–13 153, 151 152
1 Ac (Acenaphthene) 8–13 154, 152 153
2 F (Fluorene) 13–15 165, 167 166
3 Pa (Phenanthrene) 15–17 179, 176 178
3 A (Anthracene) 15–17 179, 176 178
4 Fl (Fluoranthene) 17–20 203, 101 202
4 P (Pyrene) 17–20 203, 101 202
5 BaA (Benzo[a] anthracene) 20–23 226, 229 228
5 Ch (Chrysene) 20–23 226, 229 228
6 BbF (Benzo[b] fluoranthene) 23–28 253, 126 252
6 BkF (Benzo[k] fluoranthene) 23–28 253, 126 252
6 BaP (Benzo[a]pyrene) 23–28 253, 126 252
7 IP (Indeno[1,2,3–cd]pyrene) 28–31 277, 138 276
7 DhA (Dibenzo[a,h] anthracene) 28–31 279, 139 278
7 BgP (Benzo[g,h,i] perylene) 28–31 277, 138 276