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MHE-SIFT-MS Provides 8X Faster Quantitative Analysis of VOCs in Packaging and Polymers

MHE-SIFT-MS provides rapid, matrix-independent, quantitative determination of volatile leachables in polymers and calibrates quantitative analysis based on single headspace injections.  This approach enables over 200 samples per day to be analyzed, delivering rapid and economic analysis of volatile leachables such as residual monomers.

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SIFT-MS Quantifies the Widest Range of Odor Compounds in a Single Analysis with High Throughput

Automated SIFT-MS analysis coupled with multivariate statistical analysis provides rapid sensory screening of paperboard packaging, overcoming the low sample throughput of sensory panels.  The ability to use HS-SIFT-MS to achieve throughput of 12 samples per hour is demonstrated.

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MHE-SIFT-MS Provides 8X Throughput Advantage Over MHE-GC for Screening for Aldehydes in Paperboard

Quantitative determination of volatile aldehyde residues in paperboard is readily achieved using multiple headspace extraction-SIFT-MS analysis, with an eight-fold throughput increase over the equivalent conventional analysis.

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Static Headspace-SIFT-MS Method for Screening Paperboard Leachables is >10x Faster than GC-MS

Automated SIFT-MS analysis rapidly screens paperboard packaging for a wide range of functional groups in a single analysis, assuring that the volatile emissions meet manufacturer specifications.  This application note describes a Headspace-SIFT-MS method with throughput >10X faster than traditional GC/MS methods.

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SIFT-MS Enables Rapid Detection of Benzene in Consumer Products

We asked David Light, CEO and Founder of Valisure, to tell us about his experience using SIFT-MS.  He describes how Syft technology enables his organization to investigate real-use scenarios because of its real-time data collection capabilities.

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Rapid Screening of Recycled Packaging Materials by SIFT-MS

Automated headspace-SIFT-MS analysis can classify HDPE at throughputs over 230 samples per day, offering great potential for rapid screening of recycled packaging materials.

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Real-Time Monitoring of Bioreactor Fermentation Compounds Using SIFT-MS

The ability of SIFT-MS to monitor critical volatile organic compounds (VOCs) produced by a bioreactor in real-time at low parts-per-billion by volume (ppbV) concentrations is demonstrated. This application note presents the results of a pilot-scale feasibility study conducted over several weeks, demonstrating the utility of SIFT-MS for maximizing production outcomes.

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SIFT-MS provides rapid analysis of benzene in consumer products

SIFT-MS provides rapid, sensitive, and robust analysis of benzene and other contaminants in a wide array of commercial products. Integration with a headspace autosampler enables rapid screening of hundreds of samples per day.  In this study, four commercial personal care product matrices were tested: a crushed tablet, a syrup, a creamy lotion (called ‘lotion’) and an oily lotion. 

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A Sensory Expert Shares His Experience Using SIFT-MS

We asked Mike McGinley, President, St. Croix Sensory, Inc. about his experience using SIFT-MS.

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Headspace-SIFT-MS is 7X Faster Than LC and GC Analysis of MOSH and MOAH Compounds

Comprehensive analysis of Mineral oil hydrocarbons (MOH) is very challenging and time consuming.  Headspace-SIFT-MS can screen over 220 samples per day for the volatile fraction – nearly seven-fold more samples than the routine liquid and gas chromatography method.  Read more about our latest app note!

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LGCG webinar covering SIFT-MS analysis of benzene, volatile MOSH and MOAH, and more

Learn about the simplified analysis of benzene, volatile MOSH and MOAH, and other impurities in sustainable packaging by SIFT-MS.

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On-Demand LGCG webinar covering SIFT-MS analysis of benzene, volatile MOSH and MOAH, and more

Learn about the simplified analysis of benzene, volatile MOSH and MOAH, and other impurities in sustainable packaging by SIFT-MS.

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