Application Note: The Impact of Sample Temperature and Pipetting Modes on Volumetric Pipetting Accuracy of Positive and Air Displacement Gilson Pipettes
1 March 2013

FDA regulations for food safety, food labeling and nutrition, food ingredients, as well as dietary supplements, require regular testing that involves pipetting for liquid transfer. This application note investigates the accuracy of pipetting hot and cold beverage samples using different pipette and techniques. Understanding that the temperature of a sample can impact pipetting accuracy will assist scientists with choosing the ideal pipette for a given application.