Application Note: Tips and Tricks for High Purity Water Handling in the LC-MS Laboratory
5 November 2014

As ultrapure water is the most frequently used solvent in any LC-MS laboratory, its purity plays a critical role in analyses. There are a number of high purity water handling pitfalls that result in degradation of its quality. This poster from EMD Millipore was designed to help analysts critically evaluate the potential risks involved in poor ultrapure water handling including the effect of laboratory environment and long high purity water storage, collection container material, equipment cleaning, and poor practices of water purification system.