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Table 3 Reproducibility relative standard deviation (RSDR; n = 6), repeatability relative standard deviation (RSDr; n = 6), recoveries, linear range, LOD, LOQ and coefficient of estimation (r2)a

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

Target compound Linear range (µg/L) Limit of detection (LOD) (µg/L) Limit of quantification (LOQ) (µg/L) Coefficient of estimation (r2) Recoveries (%) Repeatability (RSDr) (%) Reproducibility (RSDR) (%)
Na 0.005–10 0.01 0.03 0.995 95.3 7.8 7, 11, 13
Ace 0.005–10 0.04 0.12 0.991 96.4 9.5 8, 10, 18
Ac 0.005–10 0.03 0.08 0.984 100.2 5.3 7, 9,14
F 0.005–10 0.06 0.20 0.989 92.5 4.6 6, 9, 10
Ph 0.005–10 0.02 0.06 0.993 98.1 7.7 11, 13, 15
A 0.005–10 0.02 0.07 0.996 103.4 10.2 8, 11, 14
Fl 0.005–10 0.05 0.18 0.990 101.6 7.8 8, 10, 16
P 0.005–10 0.02 0.07 0.986 98.7 8.3 11, 13, 17
B(a)A 0.005–10 0.10 0.32 0.984 99.2 6.6 10, 12, 14
Ch 0.005–10 0.19 0.64 0.994 101.4 8.6 7, 10, 15
B(b)F 0.005–10 0.13 0.43 0.996 98.8 9.3 9, 11, 16
B(k)F 0.005–10 0.11 0.35 0.989 99.2 6.9 7, 10, 14
B(a)P 0.005–10 0.15 0.50 0.987 99.1 9.5 11, 13, 17
D(h)A 0.005–10 0.14 0.46 0.995 100.3 10 9, 12, 18
B(g)P 0.005–10 0.21 0.70 0.994 102.4 9.9 10, 13, 15
I(cd)P 0.005–10 0.09 0.30 0.990 101.3 9.6 11, 14, 17
  1. aRSDR of 1 µg/L, 5 µg/L, and 10 µg/L standard value (n = 6)