Three brominated trihaloacetaldehydes (THAs), bromodichloroacetaldehyde, dibromochloroacetaldehyde and tribromoacetaldehyde, were identified, by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry, in ozonated and chlorinated aqueous fulvic acid solutions containing inorganic bromide. Mass spectra of these THAs were obtained in the electron-impact and positive chemical-ionization modes. The significance of the formation of brominated THAs on water quality and future disinfection by-product regulation is discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1993|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Analytical Chemistry
- Environmental Chemistry