Celebrate the holiday season with safe food

Food analytical testing information   Ensuring the safety of the world’s food supply is critical. At any point in the process, products may become contaminated and unfit for consumption. Whether you are ensuring regulatory compliance or enhancing nutrition, our food safety testing solutions strengthen the entire food chain so you can deliver the uncompromised food […]

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Pharmaceutical impurities webinar series

  Join our pharmaceutical impurities webinars to hear from leaders in the field how you can optimize your impurity analysis workflows to obtain greater productivity, sensitivity, accuracy and reproducibility to meet increasing regulatory requirements and lower limits of detection. Learn how to achieve all of this, while also increasing laboratory efficiency and reducing the cost […]

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Learn the best methods to remove and correct interference for trace elemental analysis

The analysis of trace elements in a range of samples is performed using AAS, ICP-OES and ICP-MS. To achieve accuracy and precision it is important to use instruments with features that correct interferences, for example, spectral and isobaric.   Dramatically reduce interferences in your laboratory!   ICP-OES Learn about common ICP-OES interferences and how to […]

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The Dark Side of the Moon: Selenium Analysis Using ICP-MS, Part 4


In part 1 of this blog post series, I covered the most notable problems encountered when analysing selenium using single quadrupole ICP-MS, namely Ar2+ and ArCl+ interferences, as well as the trouble caused by the smaller BrH+ and Kr+ interferences.  In part 2, I discussed the additional problems of carbon enhancement of the selenium ion signal and rare earth doubly charged ion interference on […]

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Measure 100 pg Nd samples

Expanding the analytical range utilizing 1013 Ω Amplifier Technology The precise and accurate measurement of low intensity ion beams is required by numerous applications in isotope geochemistry, e.g. when sample amount or the element of interest is limited, the abundance of the isotope measured is low, or when interfering isotopes need to be monitored to […]

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Illuminating LC-ICP-MS

Today, ICP-MS analysis of any type of liquid samples is easily accomplished and in routine laboratories around the globe, hundreds and thousands of samples are analyzed each day. Laser ablation (LA) coupled with ICP-MS, in contrast, is still a niche application mainly applied in geological research and material science focussed labs. However, laser ablation is […]

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