Food Safety News

UCT Enviro-Clean® HL-DVB SPE Sorbent Cited in Anticoccidial Study

Anticoccidials, interchangeably referred to as coccidiostats, are used to control coccidiosis and other protozoan infections in food producing animals. Coccidiosis is a parasitic intestinal disease caused by protozoa of the genus Eimeria. Anticoccidials can be classified into two main groups:...

UCT Silane Cited in Plasmon Research Study

Ultrasensitive and selective detection and quantification of dopamine (DA) plays a key role in monitoring neurodegenerative diseases and the detection limit reported is typically in the lower nanomolar range. Pushing the detection limit to picomolar (pM) or lower for this...

UCT Derivatizing Reagent cited in Forensic Anthropology Study

In a recent study, authored by Susan Luong et al., (Forensic Science International ((2018), 285 93-104)) UCT’s derivatizing reagent O-Bis(trimethylsilytrifluoroacetamide) containing 1% trimethylchlorosilane (BSTFA (1% TMCS)) was employed to assist with the gas chromatographic-mass spectrometric (GC-MS) analysis of a cadaveric...

UCT’s Clean Screen® Xcel /FASt Sorbents Cited in Phenothiazine Study

For many forensic toxicologists working with active drugs, the parent substrates may not be present in biological matrices, only the metabolites. From these metabolites, the parent drug may be assessed. This is typically performed by characterization of both the parent...

UCT Flagship Sorbent Clean Screen® DAU cited in Carfentanil Study

In July of 2016, the animal tranquilizer, carfentanil (CF) emerged in Northeast Ohio as an abused substance resulting in over 25 deaths within a 30-day period alone. Over 160 deaths were reported to Summit County and Cuyahoga County Medical Examiners...

UCT QuEChERS Kits Cited in Neonicotinoid Identification in Honey

UCT, the first company to commercialize the QuEChERS technique, still maintains its support for facilities around the world analyzing food samples for the detection of herbicides, pesticides, and insecticides. The most widely used class of the insecticides in last twenty...

UCT Silane Cited in Novel Separations Article

UCT is world renowned as the premier manufacturer of the finest specialty chemicals including silanes and siloxanes. Researchers in the field of separation science looking to advance the boundaries require the finest of materials for their studies. In a recent...

Recognizing UCT’s Latest Intern – Stephanie Oddi

Recently Arcadia University’s Forensic Science Program did an Internship Spotlight on Stephanie Oddi, UCT’s 2016-2017 intern. We would like to share her feedback from her experience here below and also thank her for all the valuable time and contributions she...

Clean Screen ® DAU cited in U.S. Medical Examiner Heroin Article

Over the past two decades, prescription and illicit opioid use has led to changes in public health policy to address the increasing number of opiate/ opioid-related deaths. UCT’s flagship sorbent, Clean Screen® DAU, is recognized as the finest solid phase extraction (SPE)...

UCT Specialty Chemical (TSPS) cited in Clinical Chemistry Article

UCT is known around the world as the premier manufacturer of the finest specialty chemicals used in the field of clinical research. In a recent paper published in Plos One (12(2): e0171915. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0171915) by R.Jension et al., “A novel approach...