UCT Company News

Strawberries remain at top of pesticide list, report says.

The recently released annual report by the Environmental Working Group found that nearly 70% of samples of 48 types of conventionally grown produce were contaminated with pesticide residues. This year, strawberries remained at the top of the list of produce...

Top 10 Forensic Compounds/Topics of 2016 – Baseline LC Separation of Isobaric Compounds

The ability to separate complex mixtures of structurally similar compounds within one method is highly desirable. Additionally, compounds of related structures may also be isobaric with similar fragmentation, rendering them unidentifiable by MS/MS. In these cases, it is essential that...

UCT Styre Screen® THC Columns cited in Cannabinoids Paper

UCT is well recognized in the analytical testing field for manufactoring the finest silica and polymeric based sorbents. Most recently, The Styre Screen ® SPE column line has been utilized in a paper authored by R.C. Kevin et al., (University of Sydney, Australia)...

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Clean Screen® DAU SPE Cited in Bathsalts Paper

One of the most difficult challenges facing forensic toxicologists is the extraction, analysis and quantification of  synthetic cathinones. The abuse of synthetic cathinones, formerly marketed as “bath salts”, has increased over the last decade. Three common drugs in this class...

UCT ZSDAU020 Columns Cited in Methamphetamine Primate Study

Amphetamine-type stimulants, including methamphetamine, are the world’s second most commonly used illicit drug (surpassed only by marijuana), with at least 30 million people using it regularly. Abuse of this compound is linked to brain abnormalities, where peripheral effects of the...

UCT preparing to open first international office and manufacturing site in Wexford, Ireland

UCT, Inc has seen tremendous growth internationally over the past decade.  As part of efforts to better serve its channel partners and customers, UCT began exploring opportunities to expand its physical presence internationally.  Later this summer UCT will be opening its...