HPLC Determination of 6-methyl-5-hepten-2-one on Newcrom R1 Column
Sulcatone is a ketone used as a mosquito attractant. It is a volatile oil component found in
citrus. It can be retained on a Newcrom R1reverse-phase column with a mobile phase of acetonitrile (ACN) and water with sulfuric acid (H2SO4) buffer. The analytical method is MS-compatible and can also use UV detection at 200nm.