TS No. 163: Analysis of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) in Oil Matrix

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) are a group of chemicals which compose of two or more fused aromatic rings (Figure 1). PAH are ubiquitous in environment. PAH are also commonly used as intermediate in the production of plastics and plasticiser, dyes and pesticides. The increasing demand for manufactured goods from fossil fuels that contained compounds may also contribute PAH to the environment.

Main Researcher: Norizah Halim
Email: norizah@mpob.gov.my