Find out how the use of Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography (GC×GC) with Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry (TOF-MS) demonstrates excellent matrix-analyte and analyte-analyte separation quality of a high number of target pesticides, at high sensitivity.
The tomato is the second most important vegetable crop next to potato. Global tomato production is currently around 130 million tons. The top 5 largest tomato producers are: China, EU, India, US and Turkey. They account for 70% of global production. Most of the fresh tomatoes are immediately processed into products such as juice, puree, and paste, ketchup/sauce, and canned whole. Pesticide residues in such products can cause a number of adverse health effects. Therefore, the accurate and robust identification and quantitation of pesticides is highly important.
The use of Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography (GC×GC) with Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry (TOF-MS) demonstrates excellent matrix-analyte and analyte-analyte separation quality of a high number of target pesticides, at high sensitivity.
The LECO Pegasus BT4D was used to develop a robust and straightforward quantification workflow adhering to SANTE requirements.
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- Separation power: Resolving complex co-elutions with GCxGC at high sensitivity over wide mass ranges
- Robust quantification and increased identification confidence by combing the power of GCxGC and TOFMS.
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