Tag: Consumer Products

miniLC App Note – Aldehydes/Ketones

Analysis of an Aldehydes/Ketones standard in the miniLC

miniGC App Note – Phthalates (EPA 606)

Analysis of Phthalate Esters (US EPA Method 606) in the miniGC Introduction Phthalates or phthalate esters are plasticizers that add flexibility to materials like PVC (polyvinylchloride). They are a very commonly occurring persistent organic pollutant (POP) that can be found in the environment and food and are a toxicity concern, therefore methods and regulations like…
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miniGC App Note – Residual Solvents

Analysis of Residual Solvents standard in the miniGC miniGC Method Column MXT-624, 30 m, 0.25 mm ID, 1.40 µm (cat.# 70968-LUC25) Sample Injection Inj. Vol.: 1.0 µL split (split ratio 10:1) Liner: 4 mm low pressure drop precision inlet liner w/ wool (cat.# 23309) Inj. Temp.: 280 °C Oven Oven Temp.: Hold at 35 °C…
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miniGC App Note – CBD in Oils, Lotions, and Chewables

by Daniel Iversen, R&D Chemist, Lucidity With the introduction of CBD in so many products, making sure that the labeled amount is whatthe consumer is getting. Many studies have been done on the CBD oil tincture, so I wanted tofocus on something a bit different. My father-in-law uses CBD hand cream to help with hisarthritis…
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Using the Lucidity miniGC to analyze hand sanitizer

Study Performed by Dan Iversen, R&D Chemist, Lucidity (daniel.iversen@luciditysystems.com) Introduction Ethanol and isopropyl alcohol (IPA) are the main ingredients in hand sanitizers.  According to the World Health Organization, to be effective the labeled amount should be between 60% – 80%.  Above 80% alcohol proteins aren’t denatured easily in the absence of water. Other alcohols may…
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