High-Performance Columns

SH-Rxi™-1MS

SH-Rxi™-1MS Structure
  • Non-polar phase: Crossbond™ 100% dimethyl polysiloxane
  • Tested and guaranteed for ultra-low bleed; improved signal-to-noise ratio for better sensitivity and mass spectral integrity.
  • General-purpose columns for arson accelerants, essential oils, hydrocarbons, pesticides, PCB congeners (e.g., Aroclor mixes), sulfur compounds, amines, solvent impurities, simulated distillation, oxygenates, gasoline range organics (GRO), refinery gases.
  • Equivalent to USP G2 phase.
  • Similar phases: HP-1ms UI, HP-1ms, DB-1ms UI, DB-1ms, Ultra-1, VF-1ms, SPB-1, Equity-1

SH-Rxi™-5MS

SH-Rxi™-5MS Structure
  • Low-polarity phase: Crossbond™ 5% diphenyl / 95% dimethyl polysiloxane
  • Tested and guaranteed for ultra-low bleed; improved signal-to-noise ratio for better sensitivity and mass spectral integrity.
  • General-purpose columns for semi-volatiles, phenols, amines, residual solvents, drugs of abuse, pesticides, PCB congeners (e.g., Aroclor mixes), solvent impurities.
  • Equivalent to USP G27 and G36 phases.
  • Similar phases: HP-5ms UI, HP-5ms, DB-5, Ultra-2, CP Sil 8 CB, SPB-5, Equity-5

SH-Rxi™-1HT

SH-Rxi™-1HT Structure
  • Non-polar phase: Crossbond™ 100% dimethyl polysiloxane
  • 40% longer lifetime from specially designed fused silica tubing.
  • Columns processed for high-temperature applications, such as high molecular weight hydrocarbons.
  • Similar phases: DB-1HT, AT-1ht

SH-Rxi™-5HT

SH-Rxi™-5HT
  • Low-polarity phase: Crossbond™ 5% diphenyl / 95% dimethyl polysiloxane
  • 40% longer lifetime from specially designed fused silica tubing.
  • Columns processed for high-temperature applications, such as mineral oil.
  • Similar phases: DB-5HT, VF-5HT

SH-Rxi™-5Sil MS

SH-Rxi™-5Sil MS
  • Low-polarity phase: Crossbond™ silarylene phase 1,4-bis(dimethylsiloxy)phenylene dimethyl polysiloxane
  • Engineered to be a low-bleed GCMS column.
  • Excellent inertness for active compounds.
  • General-purpose columns—ideal for GCMS analysis of semi-volatiles, polycyclic aromatic compounds, chlorinated hydrocarbons, phthalates, phenols, amines, organochlorine pesticides, organophosphorus pesticides, drugs, solvent impurities, and hydrocarbons.
  • Similar phases: DB-5ms UI, DB-5ms, VF-5ms, SLB-5ms

SH-Rxi™-XLB

  • Low-polarity proprietary phase
  • General-purpose columns exhibiting extremely low bleed. Ideal for many GCMS applications, including pesticides, PCB congeners (e.g., Aroclor mixes), PAHs.
  • Unique selectivity.
  • Similar phases: DB-XLB, VF-Xms

SH-Rxi™-17

SH-Rxi™-17
  • Mid-polarity phase: Crossbond™ 50% diphenyl / 50% dimethyl polysiloxane
  • General-purpose columns for pesticides, herbicides, rosin acids, phthalate esters, triglycerides, sterols.
  • Similar phases: HP-17, DB-17, DB-17HT, DB-608, SPB-17

SH-Rxi™-35Sil MS

SH-Rxi™-35Sil MS
  • Mid-polarity: Crossbond™ phase (similar to 35% phenyl methyl polysiloxane)
  • Very low-bleed phase for GCMS analysis.
  • Special selectivity and excellent inertness for substituted polar compounds, such as drugs, pesticides, herbicides, PCBs, phenols, etc.
  • Provides superior separation for cannabinoids.
  • Similar phases: DB-35ms, DB-35ms UI, VF-35ms

SH-Rxi™-17Sil MS

SH-Rxi™-17Sil MS Structure
  • Mid-polarity Crossbond™ phase (similar to 50% phenyl methyl polysiloxane)
  • Low bleed for use with sensitive detectors, such as MS.
  • Excellent inertness and selectivity for active environmental compounds, such as PAHs.
  • Equivalent to USP G3 phase.
  • Similar phases: DB-17ms, HP-17, DB-17, VF-17ms, CP-Sil 24 CB

SH-Rxi™-PAH

  • Mid-polarity proprietary phase
  • Ideal for EFSA PAH4 analysis—separates all priority compounds: benz[a]anthracene, chrysene, benzo[b]fluoranthene and benzo[a]pyrene.
  • Best resolution of chrysene from interfering PAHs, triphenylene, and cyclopenta[cd]pyrene.
  • Complete separation of benzo [b], [k], [j], and [a] fluoranthenes.

SH-Rxi™-624Sil MS

SH-Rxi™-624Sil MS Structure
  • Mid-polarity Crossbond™ silarylene phase (similar to 6% cyanopropylphenyl / 94% dimethyl polysiloxane)
  • Low-bleed, high-thermal stability column—maximum temperatures up to 300–320 °C.
  • Inert—excellent peak shape for a wide range of compounds.
  • Selective—G43 phase highly selective for volatile organics and residual solvents, great choice for USP<467>.
  • Manufactured for column-to-column reproducibility—well-suited for validated methods.
  • Similar phases: HP-624, DB-624, VF-624ms, CP-Select 624 CB

SH-Rxi™-1301Sil MS

SH-Rxi™-1301Sil MS Structure
  • Mid-polarity Crossbond™ silarylene phase (similar to 6% cyanopropylphenyl / 94% dimethyl polysiloxane)
  • Highest thermal stability in the industry ensures dependable, accurate MS results and increased uptime.
  • Stabilized cyano phase selectivity improves the performance of existing methods. Ideal for solvents, glycols, and other polar compounds.
  • Rigorous QC testing ensures inertness and accurate, reliable data for multiple compound classes.
  • Similar phase: VF-1301ms

General-Purpose Columns

SH-Rtx™-1

SH-Rtx™-1 Structure
  • Non-polar phase: Crossbond™ 100% dimethyl polysiloxane
  • General-purpose columns for solvent impurities, PCB congeners (e.g., Aroclor mixes), simulated distillation, arson accelerants, gases, natural gas odorants, sulfur compounds, essential oils, hydrocarbons, semi-volatiles, pesticides, oxygenates.
  • Equivalent to USP G1, G2, G38 phases.
  • Similar phases: HP-1, DB-1, CP Sil 5 CB, SPB-1

    SH-Rtx™-1 PONA

    • Compatible with ASTM and CGSB for hydrocarbon analysis.

      SH-Rtx™-5

      SH-Rtx™-5 Structure
      • Low-polarity phase: Crossbondx™ 5% diphenyl / 95% dimethyl polysiloxane
      • General-purpose columns for drugs, solvent impurities, pesticides, hydrocarbons, PCB congeners (e.g., Aroclor mixes), essential oils, semi-volatiles.
      • Equivalent to USP G27 and G36 phases.
      • Similar phases: HP-5, DB-5, CP Sil 8 CB, SPB-5

      SH-Rtx™-5MS

      SH-Rtx™-5MS Structure
      • Low-polarity phase: Crossbond™ 5% diphenyl / 95% dimethyl polysiloxane
      • Column specifically tested for low-bleed performance.
      • General-purpose columns for drugs, solvent impurities, pesticides, hydrocarbons, PCB congeners (e.g., Aroclor mixes), essential oils, semi-volatiles.
      • Equivalent to USP G27 and G36 phases.
      • Similar phases: HP-5, DB-5, CP Sil 8 CB, SPB-5

      SH-Rtx™-20

      SH-Rtx™-20 Structure
      • Mid-polarity phase: Crossbond™ 20% diphenyl / 80% dimethyl polysiloxane
      • General-purpose columns for volatile compounds, flavor compounds, alcoholic beverages.
      • Equivalent to USP G28 and G32 phases.
      • Similar phases: SPB-20, 007-20, AT-20, EC-20

      SH-Rtx™-35 / SH-Rtx™-35MS

      • Mid-polarity phase: Crossbond™ 35% diphenyl / 65% dimethyl polysiloxane
      • General-purpose columns for organochlorine pesticides, PCB congeners (e.g., Aroclor mixes), herbicides, pharmaceuticals, sterols, rosin acids, phthalate esters.
      • Equivalent to USP G42 phase.
      • Similar phases: HP-35, DB-35, SPB-35, SPB-608

      SH-Rtx™-50

      SH-Rtx™-50 Structure
      • Mid-polarity phase: Crossbond™ 100% methyl phenyl polysiloxane
      • General-purpose columns for pesticides, herbicides, rosin acids, phthalate esters, sterols.
      • Equivalent to USP G3 phase.
      • Similar phases: HP-50+, CP-Sil 24 CB, SPB-50

      SH-Rtx™-65

      SH-Rtx™-65 Structure
      • Mid-polarity phase: Crossbond™ 65% diphenyl / 35% dimethyl polysiloxane
      • General-purpose columns for phenols, fatty acids, triglycerides.
      • Equivalent to USP G17 phase.

      SH-Rtx™-1301

      SH-Rtx™-1301 Structure
      • Mid-polarity phase: Crossbond™ 6% cyanopropylphenyl / 94% dimethyl polysiloxane
      • General-purpose columns for residual solvents, alcohols, oxygenates, and volatile organic compounds.
      • Equivalent to USP G43 phase.
      • Similar phases: DB-1301, CP-1301, SPB-1301

      SH-Rtx™-624

      SH-Rtx™-624 Structure
      • Mid-polarity phase: Crossbond™ 6% cyanopropylphenyl / 94% dimethyl polysiloxane
      • Application-specific columns for volatile organic pollutants. Recommended in U.S. EPA methods for volatile organic pollutants.
      • Equivalent to USP G43 phase.
      • Similar phases: HP-624, DB-624, DB-624 UI, VF-624ms, SPB-1301

      SH-Rtx™-1701

      SH-Rtx™-1701 Structure
      • Mid-polarity phase: Crossbond™ 14% cyanopropylphenyl / 86% dimethyl polysiloxane
      • General-purpose columns for alcohols, oxygenates, PCB congeners (e.g., Aroclor mixes), pesticides, and fragrance compounds.
      • Equivalent to USP G46 phase.
      • Similar phases: DB-1701P, DB-1701, CP Sil 19 CB, VF-1701ms, VF-1701 Pesticides, SPB-1701

      SH-Rtx™-200 / SH-Rtx™-200MS

      SH-Rtx™-200 / SH-Rtx™-200MS Structure
      • Mid-polarity phase: Crossbond™ trifluoropropyl methyl polysiloxane
      • General-purpose columns for solvents, Freon® fluorocarbons, alcohols, ketones, silanes, glycols, and drugs of abuse.
      • Equivalent to USP G6 phase.
      • Similar phases: DB-210, DB-200, VF-200ms

      SH-Rtx™-225

      SH-Rtx™-225 Structure
      • Polar phase: Crossbond™ 50% cyanopropylmethyl / 50% phenylmethyl polysiloxane
      • General-purpose columns for FAMEs, carbohydrates, sterols, flavor compounds.
      • Equivalent to USP G7 and G19 phases.
      • Similar phases: DB-225, DB-225MS, CP-Sil 43 CB, SPB-225

      SH-Rtx™-2330

      SH-Rtx™-2330 Structure
      • Highly polar phase: Crossbond™ 90% biscyanopropyl / 10% cyanopropylphenyl polysiloxane (Non-bonded)
      • General-purpose columns for cis/trans FAMEs, dioxin isomers.
      • Equivalent to USP G8 and G48 phase.
      • Similar phases: DB-23, VF-23ms, SP-2330, SP-2331, SP-2380

      SH-Rtx™-Wax

      SH-Rtx™-Wax Structure
      • Polar phase: Crossbond™ polyethylene glycol
      • Best polyethylene glycol (PEG) phase for alkenols, glycols, and aldehydes.
      • Equivalent to USP G14, G15, G16, G20, G39 phases.
      • Similar phases: DB-Wax, CP-Wax 52 CB

      SH-Stabilwax™

      SH-Stabilwax™ Structure
      • Polar phase: Crossbond™ polyethylene glycol
      • Low-bleed PEG column ensures long column lifetimes.
      • Rugged enough to withstand repeated water injections.
      • Equivalent to USP G14, G15, G16, G20, and G39 phases.
      • Similar phases: Innowax, CP-Wax 52 CB, VF-WAX MS, Supelcowax-10

      Dedicated Columns

      SH-Rtx™-1614

      • 5% diphenyl / 95% dimethyl polysiloxane
      • Optimized for PBDE analysis by EPA Method 1614.
      • Short column option resolves BDE-209 three times faster, with less thermal breakdown.
      • Unique deactivation gives higher BDE-209 response than competitor columns, for greater analytical sensitivity.
      • Exceeds EPA Method 1614 resolution criteria for BDE-49 and BDE-71.

        SH-Rtx™-OPP2

        • Dedicated column for organophosphorus pesticides; best column combination for US EPA Method 8141.
        • Low bleed - ideal for GC-FPD, GC-NPD, or GCMS analyses.

        SH-Rtx™-CLP / SH-Rtx™-CLP II

        • Dedicated columns for organochlorine pesticides and herbicides.
        • Low bleed - ideal for high-sensitivity GC-ECD or GCMS analyses.
        • Baseline separations in less than 10 minutes.
        • Analyze EPA Method 8081B, 8082A, 8151A, 504.1, 515, 508.1, and 552.2 compounds without time-consuming column changes.
        • Similar phases: DB-CLP1 / DB-CLP2

        SH-Rtx™-VMS

        • Dedicated columns for analyzing volatile organic pollutants by GCMS including methods TO-15, TMS, and EPA 8260.
        • Complete separation of U.S. EPA Method 8260 compounds in less than 10 minutes.

        SH-FAMEWAX™

        • Dedicated column for FAMEs, specially tested with a FAME mixture.
        • Equivalent to USP G16 phase.
        • Similar phases: Select FAME, Omegawax

        SH-Rtx™-BAC Plus 1 / SH-Rtx™-BAC Plus 2

        • Optimized column selectivities guarantee resolution of ethanol, internal standards, and frequently encountered interferences.
        • Robust and reproducible column chemistry ensures longer column lifetime and consistent results.

        SH-Rtx™-5 Amine / SH-Rtx™-35 Amine

        • Dedicated columns for amines and other basic compounds, including alkylamines, diamines, triamines, ethanolamines, and nitrogencontaining heterocyclics.

        SH-Stabilwax™-DA

        • Polar phase: Crossbond™ acid-deactivated Carbowax™ polyethylene glycol
        • Dedicated columns for free (underivatized) acids, some inorganic acids.
        • Resistant to oxidative damage.
        • Equivalent to USP G25 and G35 phases.
        • Similar phases: HP-FFAP, DB-FFAP, VF-DA, CP-Wax 58 CB, CP-FFAP CB, Nukol

        SH-Stabilwax™-DB

        • Polar phase: Crossbond™ base-deactivated Carbowax™ polyethylene glycol
        • Dedicated columns for underivatized amines and other basic compounds, including alkylamines, diamines, triamines, nitrogencontaining heterocyclics. No need for column priming.
        • Similar phases: CAM, CP-Wax 51 for Amines, Carbowax Amine

        PLOT Columns

        SH-Rt™-Silica BOND

        • Bonded silica stationary phase minimizes impact of water, resulting in reproducible retention times for water-containing samples.
        • Versatile column ideal for analysis of light hydrocarbons, sulfur gases, halocarbons, and carbon dioxide.
        • Individually QC tested with sensitive C4 probes to ensure consistent selectivity.
        • Proprietary manufacturing process practically eliminates particle release, reducing downtime due to obstructed FID jets.
        • Similar phases: GS-GASPRO, CP-SilicaPLOT

          SH-Rt™-Alumina BOND

          • The reactivity of the aluminum oxide stationary phase is minimized to improve column response for polar unsaturates, such as dienes, and the column's sensitivity (or response) ensures linear and quantitative chromatographic analysis for these compounds.
          • Highly selective for C1 to 5 hydrocarbons
          • Separate all saturated and unsaturated hydrocarbon isomers above ambient temperatures.

          SH-Rt™-Alumina BOND/Na2SO4

          • Na2SO4 deactivation
          • Acetylene and propadiene elute after butanes.
          • Best separation for butene isomers (impurities in butene streams).
          • Methyl acetylene elutes after 1,3-butadiene.
          • Cyclopropane (impurity in propylene) elutes well before propylene.
          • Similar phases: GS-ALUMINA, CP-Al2O3/Na2SO4, Alumina sulfate PLOT

          SH-Rt™-Alumina BOND/KCl

          • KCl deactivation
          • Lowest polarity alumina column in Shimadzu PLOT columns.
          • Low moisture sensitivity reduces the need for frequent regeneration.
          • Acetylene elutes before n-butane.
          • Methyl acetylene (impurity in 1,3-butadiene) elutes before 1,3-butadiene.
          • Similar phases: GS-Alumina KCl, HP-PLOT Al2O3 KCl, CP-Al2O3/KCl, Alumina chloride PLOT

          SH-Rt™-Msieve 5A

          • Stationary phase: Molecular sieve 5A
          • Easily separate permanent gases at temperatures above ambient.
          • Improve accuracy with sharp, symmetrical peaks for argon, oxygen, and carbon monoxide.
          • Similar phases: HP-PLOT Molesieve, CP-Molsieve 5A, Mol Sieve 5A PLOT

          SH-Rt™-Q-BOND

          • Non-polar PLOT column incorporating 100% divinylbenzene.
          • Excellent for analysis of C1 to C3 hydrocarbons as well as isomers and alkanes up to C12.
          • High retention for CO2 simplifies gas analysis; CO2 and methane separated from O2/N2/CO. (Note: O2/N2/CO not separated at ambient temperature.)
          • Use for analysis of oxygenated compounds and solvents.
          • Similar phases: HP-PLOT Q, CP-PoraPLOT Q, CP-PoraBOND Q, Supel-Q PLOT

          SH-Rt™-U-BOND

          • Polar PLOT column, incorporating divinylbenzene ethylene glycol / dimethylacrylate.
          • Highest polarity porous polymer column in Shimadzu PLOT columns.
          • Highly inert for the analysis of polar and nonpolar compounds.
          • Ideal for trace H2S, COS, and mercaptans in hydrocarbon streams.
          • Similar phases: HP-PLOT U, CP-PoraPLOT U, CP-PoraBOND U

          Metal Columns

          SH-MXT™-1

          SH-MXT™-1 Structure
          • Non-polar phase: Crossbond™ 100% dimethyl polysiloxane
          • General-purpose columns for solvent impurities, PCB congeners (e.g., Aroclor mixes), gases, natural gas odorants, sulfur compounds, essential oils, hydrocarbons, semivolatiles, pesticides, and oxygenates.
          • Equivalent to USP G1, G2, G38 phases.
          • 4.5" standard coil diameter.
          • Similar phases: DB-PS1, UAC-1

            SH-MXT™-5

            SH-MXT™-5 Structure
            • Low-polarity phase: Crossbond™ 5% diphenyl / 95% dimethyl polysiloxane
            • General-purpose columns for drugs, solvent impurities, pesticides, hydrocarbons, PCB congeners (e.g., Aroclor mixes), essential oils, and semivolatiles.
            • Equivalent to USP G27 and G36 phases.
            • 4.5" standard coil diameter.
            • Similar phases: DB-PS5, VF-5ht UltiMetal

            Guard Columns

            SH-Rxi™ Guard / Retention Gap Columns

            • Extend column lifetime.
            • Excellent inertness-obtain lower detection limits for active compounds.
            • Sharper chromatographic peaks by utilizing retention gap technology.
            • Maximum temperature: 360 °C.
              ID 5 m 10 m
              0.25 mm 227-36303-01 227-36304-01
              0.32 mm 227-36305-01 227-36306-01
              0.53 mm 227-36307-01 227-36308-01

              SH-Particle Trap (for PLOT columns)

              • Includes two Press-Tight® connectors and a 2.5 m column.
              • Protects detector and valves; connects between column and detector or valve.
              • Eliminates detector spikes and scratches in valve rotors.
              Description P/N
              SH-Particle Trap for 0.32 mmID PLOT Columns 227-36800-01
              SH-Particle Trap for 0.53 mmID PLOT Columns 227-36800-02

              Integra-Guard™ Columns

              • No leaks for a more robust method.
              • No column connections for easier, faster maintenance.
              • No peak distortions due to connector dead volume and thermal capacity.
              Integra-Guard™ Columns
              Column ID df Length With 5 m
              Integra-Guard™
              With 10 m
              Integra-Guard™
              SH-Rxi™-5Sil MS 0.25 mm 0.25 μm 30 m 221-76161-30 221-76162-30
              SH-Rtx™-1  0.25 mm 0.25 μm 30 m 221-75719-31 -
              0.53 mm 1.00 μm 30 m 221-75731-31 -
              0.53 mm 5.00 μm 30 m 221-75734-31 -
              SH-Rtx™-5 0.25 mm 0.25 μm 30 m 221-76153-05 221-76153-30
              0.25 mm 1.00 μm 30 m 221-76179-30 -
              0.32 mm 0.25 μm 30 m 221-76177-30 -
              0.32 mm 0.25 μm 60 m 221-76177-60 -
              0.32 mm 1.00 μm 30 m 221-76180-30 -
              0.53 mm 5.00 μm 30 m 221-76154-35 -
              SH-Rtx™-5MS 0.25 mm 0.10 μm 30 m 221-76189-30 -
              0.25 mm 0.25 μm 15 m 221-75861-15 -
              0.25 mm 0.25 μm 30 m 221-75861-05 221-75861-10
              0.32 mm 0.25 μm 30 m 221-76190-30 -
              SH-Rtx™-1301 0.53 mm 3.00 μm 30 m 221-76164-35 -
              SH-Rtx™-624 0.25 mm 1.40 μm 30 m 221-76183-30 -
              0.32 mm 1.80 μm 30 m 221-76157-35 -
              0.53 mm 3.00 μm 30 m 221-76158-30 -
              SH-Rtx™-1701 0.25 mm 0.25 μm 30 m 221-76185-30 -

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