Knowledge Base

Learn more about the power of trace gas analysis using SIFT-MS. Download our latest brochures, application notes and white papers or watch an application-focused video. Questions? Contact us!

Application Note

Formaldehyde Thermal Extraction with TD-SIFT-MS

This application note describes how challenging formaldehyde residue analysis becomes routine by utilizing automated thermal desorption-selected ion flow tube mass spectrometry (TD-SIFT-MS).

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Application Note

Paperboard Volatiles 2 - MHE

This application note describes the application of MHE-SIFT-MS to detection of C1 -C10 aldehydes and other oxygenated volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in paperboard.

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Webinar

Rapid, Simplified Residual Solvent and Volatile Impurity Analysis Using SIFT-MS

This webinar describes SIFT-MS applications in the pharmaceutical industry, including:

  • Its use as an alternative procedure for USP <467> residual solvent analysis
  • Rapid, quantitative analysis of leachable formaldehyde from polyoxymethylene polymer and PEG excipient
  • High-throughput headspace screening for nitrosamine residues in drug products
  • Fast turnaround, simplified analysis of ethylene oxide residues in detergents used for cleaning validation.
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Webinar

Rapid Volatile Impurity Analysis in Pharmaceutical Products Using SIFT-MS

SIFT-MS quantifies volatile compounds that are chromatographically challenging such as formaldehyde, formic acid and ammonia.  Direct, real-time analysis using SIFT-MS provides new opportunities across multiple pharma applications, including:

  • Simple formaldehyde analysis
  • Packaging screening, including residual monomer analysis
  • Residual solvent analysis
  • Cleaning validation
  • Production facility air quality monitoring
  • Bioreactor monitoring
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Whitepaper

Formaldehyde in Air (sample bags)

Direct analysis using selected ion flow tube mass spectrometry (SIFT-MS) enables real-time monitoring of formaldehyde to sub-part-per-billion concentrations. SIFT-MS simplifies and accelerates both sampling and analysis of formaldehyde, providing 25-fold throughput enhancements.

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Brochure

Pharmaceutical Applications

SIFT-MS represents a major breakthrough for the pharmaceutical industry due to its ability to comprehensively analyze diverse VOCs and inorganic gas impurities with very high sample throughput.  It quantifies VOCs directly in real-time to sub-part-per-billion (ppb) concentrations, so that product issues are detected earlier and resolved immediately, delivering economic benefits to all stakeholders.

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Webinar

Enhanced Environmental Monitoring 1: Fenceline and Odor Applications

This webinar describes continuous environmental monitoring applications and presents a variety of case studies, including:

  • Fenceline monitoring
  • Real-time stack gas analysis
  • Odor characterization at the source
  • Continuous odor monitoring
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Application Note

Rapid, Comprehensive Landfill Gas Analysis Using SIFT-MS

SIFT-MS provides rapid and comprehensive analysis of landfill gas, making it ideally suited to the complete range of environmental and industrial applications.

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Webinar

Sensory Analysis of Wastewater Odor with SIFT-MS

This webinar discusses chemical and sensory-like analysis of wastewater treatment by SIFT-MS.  After introducing sensory and instrumental analysis of odor, it covers a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) case study in detail, critiquing both instrumental and sensory methods available to this market.

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Brochure

Measure Ethylene OxIde In Real-Time

Syft offers a robust, field-deployable solution utilizing state-of-the-art SIFT-MS technology.  Multiple, rapidly switching reagent ions provide high selectivity, allowing for targeting of specific targets such as the epoxide ring of ethylene oxide or the aldehyde group of acetaldehyde.

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Webinar

Enhanced Environmental Monitoring 3

This webinar describes how SIFT-MS is readily applied to the demanding requirements of real-time ambient air monitoring applications. 

Air quality applications discussed in the webcast are:

  • Routine ambient air quality monitoring
  • Autonomous air monitoring in the field (a case study from China comparing SIFT-MS air quality monitoring with GC-FID)
  • Eddy covariance measurements
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Application Note

Chloramine Analysis, Using SIFT-MS

Exposure to chloramines is a recognized health hazard in the home, recreation centers, and the workplace.  SIFT-MS easily resolves all chloramines and chlorine and provides results in real-time.  Learn more about how to protect the indoor air safety of your environment.

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