Tattoo Ink: A Closer Look

In This IssueSOLUTIONS.17_Low-pdf-714x1024 Solutions Worldwide Newsletter Edition 17

GERSTEL Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

  • From one-man show to internationally acclaimed solutions provider, 

Automated Sample Preparation – Efficient Doping Control

  • In a race to keep up with new doping agents the Centre for Preventive Doping Research, Cologne, Germany is upgrading their laboratory with performance enhancing technologies and automation.

Consumer Protection – Tattoo Ink: A Closer Look.

  • Scientists have shown that pyrolysis GC/MS can be used to stimulate the breakdown process and determine the compounds formed from a given ink during laser treatment.

Drinking Water Analysis – Monitoring of disinfection byproducts

  • Water is chlorinated to eliminate potentially harmful byproducts. In the process, unwanted disinfection byproducts (DBPs) are formed.

Materials Analysis – Indoor Air Care

  • A fully automated analysis based on Dynamic Headspace/Thermal Desorption-GC/MS enables fast and efficient characterization of VOC emissions.

Laboratory On-Site: Visiting LAVES in Oldenburg, Germany – On the Wings of the Condor

  • GERSTEL visited LAVES pesticide laboratory to gain insight on the determination of pesticides in cereals.