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Detecting Perfluorinated Compounds in Contaminated Community Water Supplies

Detecting Perfluorinated Compounds in Contaminated Community Water Supplies

Posted one year ago

We are all aware of the tragedy that has played out in Flint, MI due to the presence of lead in their drinking water supply. Now, another serious water contamination threat is gaining visibility and additional regulatory attention. The source of the problem is perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) introduced in the late 1940’s, which have found their way into everyday products from non-stick cookware to fabrics and from food packaging to firefighting foams.

Evolved Gas Analysis That Simulates Mass Spectrometry

Evolved Gas Analysis That Simulates Mass Spectrometry

Posted one year ago

A GERSTEL research team has developed a method for thermal gravimetric analysis of polymers that simulates traditional mass spectrometry methods.

Government Imposes Tough New Chemical Plant Safety Rules

Government Imposes Tough New Chemical Plant Safety Rules

Posted one year ago

Recent chemical plant accidents resulted in strict government rules on design and operation. Analytical chemists are key to protecting plants and workers.

Identifying Aldehydes, Ketones Via Automated Desorption

Identifying Aldehydes, Ketones Via Automated Desorption

Posted one year ago

Identifying aldehydes and ketones in products can prevent adverse health effects. GERSTEL automated DNPH desorption and analysis delivers results faster.

Analytical Chemistry Demystifying Genetically Modified Food

Analytical Chemistry Demystifying Genetically Modified Food

Posted one year ago

Genetically modified food has become controversial, as more consumers opt for organic or GMO-free food. Analytical chemistry techniques can test for these genes.

Automated Workflow Speeds Urine Analysis

Automated Workflow Speeds Urine Analysis

Posted one year ago

Identifying drug analytes in urine can be a laborious, time-consuming process. New automated technique gets test results in just one day.

The “Greening” of the Analytical Chemistry Lab

The “Greening” of the Analytical Chemistry Lab

Posted one year ago

Traditional chemistry never paid much attention to toxics, waste and energy use. Today’s chemistry labs have become greener.

SBSE Analysis Finds Key Wine Aroma Compounds

SBSE Analysis Finds Key Wine Aroma Compounds

Posted one year ago

A study on wine quality uses GERSTEL extraction and separation to discover key aroma compounds.

Testing of Extractables and Leachables Is a Growing Concern

Testing of Extractables and Leachables Is a Growing Concern

Posted one year ago

Recent increases in requests from regulators for extractables and leachables evaluation have gone beyond what is in the base ISO tests.

Accurate Determination of IV Bag Extractables and Leachables

Accurate Determination of IV Bag Extractables and Leachables

Posted one year ago

Determination of extractable and leachable compounds in pharmaceutical packaging is a challenge for industry. Here’s how to identify targets for analysis.