HCB and HCBD are priority substances of the Water Framework Directive (WFD). Their environmental quality standard (EQS) value allows their monitoring in biota, such as fish. The method was developed and in-house validated in the frame of the development of a new certified reference material for these substances in fish. The performance characteristics of the method comply with requirements of the WFD.
Read more in: L.I. Majoros et al.: "Full method validation for the determination of hexachlorobenzene and hexachlorobutadiene in fish tisue by GC-IDMS", Talanta 116, 251-258 (2013) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.talanta.2013.04.080