Application Note

Determination Of EN15662:2008 - Determination Of Pesticide Residue In Food Of Plant Origin, By An Automated QuEChERS Solution

Source: Teledyne Tekmar
AutomateQ401

Pesticide residue laboratories are required to undertake analyses of an ever increasing number of samples. The analyses typically involve use of multi-residue methods (both GC-MS and LC-MS) to test for over 500 pesticide residues. Due to its ease of use and proven robustness, the QuEChERS extraction has become the method of choice for pesticides multi-residue analyses in a wide range of matrices.

This study used laboratory spiked samples and samples previously shown to have incurred residues to validate the performance of implementing QuEChERS on a fully automated system for pesticides amenable to analysis by UHPLC-MS/MS.