Simple Quality Control Qualification of FD&C Colors from Sport Drinks and Fruit Juice Beverages using Automated Solid Phase Extraction and Portable Spectrometer
19 Dec 2014
In this application note, automated solid phase extraction using the SmartPrep Extractor is shown to be an efficient method for the isolation and purification of FD&C colors for rapid quality control analysis. Qualitative verification was accurately and simply performed following purification using a portable spectrometer to confirm presence of FD&C Yellow No. 5 and FD&C Blue No. 1 in beverage samples.