New Environmental Products from CIL: A Quarter Two Round-Up
PFAS, Pesticides, Pharmaceuticals and Tobacco compounds
13 July, 2023 by
Andrew Heath

Hello, environmental enthusiasts! We're excited to share with you the latest additions to the environmental product lineup from Cambridge Isotope Laboratories (CIL). These new offerings, released in the second quarter of 2023, are set to revolutionize environmental analysis. Let's dive in!

Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)

PFAS are a group of man-made chemicals that have been in use since the 1940s. CIL has added new products to their PFAS range, including Perfluorodecanoic acid (PFDA) in its sodium salt form and 13C3-labeled HFPO-DA, a fluorinated ether compound. CIL also offers the native analyte PDS and isotope dilution PDS, targeting 25 PFAS in drinking water. Read more


CIL's new pesticide products include a multi-component mixture of chlorinated pesticides, mono-deca PCBs, tri-hepta BDEs, and PBB-153. They've also introduced a 13C2;15N-labeled standard of Icaridin, a synthetic insect repellent. Read more

Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products

In the pharmaceuticals and personal care products category, CIL has introduced a 10× concentrated native standard of Bisphenol AF (BPAF), a fluorinated analogue of the plasticizer bisphenol A (BPA). They've also added 2-Dimethylaminoethanol, used in skincare products and oral supplements. Read more

Tobacco Compounds

CIL has added 3'-Hydroxycotinine, a major metabolite of nicotine, to their tobacco compounds range. This compound serves as an important biomarker for active smokers and secondhand-smoke exposure. Read more

Priority Pollutants

Finally, in the priority pollutants category, CIL has introduced 3-Methyl-4-nitrophenol, used in the production of antimalarial agents and pesticides, and isopropyl methylphenol compounds, used as preservatives in cosmetics and oral care applications. Read more

Stay tuned for more updates from CIL as they continue to expand their product range. For complete product availability, please contact Novachem directly.