Tag: Food / Beverage / Agriculture

miniLC App Note – Phenoxyacid Herbicides

Analysis of a Phenoxyacid Herbicides standard in the miniLC

miniLC App Note – Cannabinoids

Analysis of a Cannabinoids standard in the miniLC

miniLC App Note – Phenylurea Herbicides

Analysis of Phenylurea Herbicides standard in the miniLC

miniGC App Note – Phenols (EPA 604)

Analysis of Phenols (US EPA Method 604) in the miniGC Introduction Phenols or phenolic compounds are toxic compounds that are found in bodies of water that originate from industrial pollution as well as natural decomposition of animal and plant materials. Reference Method (https://www.restek.com/en/pages/chromatogram-view/GC_CF01131) Column MXT-5, 30 m, 0.28 mm ID, 0.25 µm Sample 604 Phenols…
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miniGC App Note – Terpenes

Analysis of Terpenes in the miniGC Introduction Shown here are a couple of different terpenes mixes run with a few different methods. miniGC Method 1 Column MXT-5, 30 m, 0.25 mm ID, 0.25 µm (cat.# 70223-LUC25) Sample Injection Inj. Vol.: 1.0 µL split (split ratio 20:1) Liner: 4 mm low pressure drop precision inlet liner…
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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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Analysis of Whiskeys by GC-FID

Daniel Iversen, R&D Chemist, Lucidity Introduction While spending time with my family over the holiday season, I was given a bottle of whiskey by my father-in-law, who boasted that it was a very fine bottle of whiskey and he paid top dollar for it.  This got me wondering if there was a way to tell…
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Capsaicin in Peppers

by Dan Iversen, Lucidity R&D Scientist While doing inventory in the lab, I came across a vial of pure capsaicin. I wondered why we had capsaicin. Rather than throw it out, I decided to use it to know the level of capsaicin in the hot peppers that I eat. After a quick google search to…
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Using the Lucidity miniGC to Profile Edible Oils

Fatty Acid Analysis by GC FID of Common Cooking Oils Daniel Iversen, R&D Chemist, Lucidity Introduction Cooking oils are used in a variety of foodstuffs, and they are used for frying and baking.  Identification of the specific oils used in a process would be useful for health reasons and for cost savings.  This study uses…
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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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