Application Note: Identification of Flavor and Fragrance Allergens in Some Common Snack Foods Using Transportable Agilent 5975T GC/MS
22 January 2013

Cinnamon related allergens are of particular interest, encompassing five of the 26 EU listed allergens. Cinnamon flavored gum and candy MTBE extracts show appreciable levels of these listed allergens. The focus of this application note is a single column Agilent 5975T GC/MS with Thermal Separation Probe approach in mobile lab to separate the allergens in flavored candy and gum products using the selectivity offered by a DB-17ms LTM column.