Application Note: Analyzing Multi-Class Persistent Organic Pollutants (OCPs, PCBs, PBDEs, and PAHs) in Food Matrices in a Single Injection by APGC-MS/MS
25 September 2014

This application note describes the development and validation of a quantitative method for 141 multi-class POP compounds in a variety of foodstuffs to ensure continued monitoring and consumer safety in Quebec, Canada. The sensitivity, selectivity, and quantification capability of APGC, when coupled with the Waters® Xevo TQ-S is determined, using a generic sample preparation method for the satisfactory extraction of all analytes from a variety of food matrices.