Application Note: Acquity UPLC Analysis of Olive Oil Quality & Adulteration
30 June 2016

This application note describes a 10-minute method for olive oil analysis with Waters® ACQUITY UPLC®/PDA system using low toxicity solvents, acetonitrile and 2-propanol as the mobile phase. The UPLC/PDA method allows fast and precise analysis of triglycerides to authenticate olive oil and can be used to unambiguously identify the adulteration of olive oil.