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UCT QuEChERS Salts & Sorbents Put to Work in Newly Published High-Throughput Mega-Method for the Analysis of Pesticides, Veterinary Drugs, and Environmental Contaminants!

In a new study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, the Department of Toxicology and Residue Monitoring in Albania partnered with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Eastern Regional Research Center and the Pesticide Residue Laboratory in Sao...

FDA Publishes New PFAS in Food Method Utilizing UCT QuEChERS!

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are a diverse group of synthetic organofluorine compounds that have been widely used in industrial applications and consumer products such as non-stick cookware, food packaging, fire-fighting foams, carpeting, apparels and metal plating. PFASs are persistent...

UCT Specialty Chemical Cited in Microalgae Study

Microalgae are promising alternatives to petroleum as renewable biofuel sources, however not sufficiently economically competitive yet. In a recent paper published in Lab On A Chip ((2019) 19 4128) authored by Song-I Han et al., UCT’s specialty chemical tridecafluoro-1,1,2,2- tetrahydrooctyl-1-trichlorosilane...

UCT Clean Screen EtG Sorbent Cited in Nerve Agent Article

The use of chemical weapon nerve agents is banned by international convention and widely considered a human rights violation. Nonetheless, nerve agents have been used in attacks on military personnel and civilians in Iraq, Japan, Malaysia, Britain and Syria. For...

UCT FASt THC Cartridges Cited in Analyzing Beverages for Cannabinoids

In the past decade, use of cannabinoids in the United States has increased tremendously. This increase has been primarily in marijuana-infused products, initially as food products and now as beverages. The three most common beverage matrices involve fermented (beer/ale), brewed...

UCT Clean Screen® Sorbent Cited in Carfentanil Study

Carfentanil (methyl 1-(2-phenylethyl)-4-[phenyl(propanoyl)amino]piperidine-4- carboxylate) is the most potent opioid used commercially with a quantitative potency approximately 10,000 times that of morphine and 100 times that of fentanyl. The drug is marketed under the trade name ‘Wildnil’ as a general anesthetic...