Food Contaminants

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    Extract Melamine from Milk Samples

    Melamine is traditionally used in making plastics, however, it’s low cost and high nitrogen content has led to exploitation in various sections of the food industry, most notably involving dairy products. Sometimes used as an adulterant to increase apparent protein content in milk products such as infant formula, melamine is toxic, and can cause renal failure.



    Monitor Phthalate Levels in Dairy Products

    Measuring phthalate contamination in foods due to migration from plastic packaging materials often requires complex and time consuming multistep sample preparation strategies. This simple supported liquid extraction method delivers high recoveries using  a Mix-Centrifuge-Extract workflow.



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