Application Note: Analysis of Pesticide Residues in Apple using Agilent Bond Elut QuEChERS AOAC Kits by GC/MS
2 April 2012

The application note describes the use of a QuEChERS AOAC sample preparation approach for the extraction and cleanup of 17 GC-amenable pesticide residues from multiple classes, in apple. The method employed involves initial extraction in a buffered aqueous/acetonitrile system, an extraction/portioning step after the addition of salt, and a cleanup step using dispersive SPE.