Environmental labs can now use Waters Xevo TQ-XS APGC-MS/MS system for routine, highly sensitive testing with improved robustness
Under SGS AXYS Method 16130, the Waters™ Xevo™ TQ-XS mass spectrometer is an accepted alternative technology for dioxin analysis based on updated guidelines from the
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Waters collaborated with
SGS AXYS Analytical Services Ltd.to validate APGC-MS/MS as an accepted method for dioxin testing
U.S.environmental laboratories can consider APGC- MS/MS as an alternative to legacy magnetic sector instrumentation for routine testing of dioxins in environmental samples
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The Waters Xevo TQ-XS mass spectrometer featuring an atmospheric pressure gas chromatography (APGC) ionization source, is now an accepted alternative technology for the identification and quantification of dioxins and furans in environmental samples under SGS AXYS Method 16130. (Photo: Business Wire)
“We are extremely thankful that after a lot of hard work with the team at SGS AXYS, the USEPA has opened the door to APGC-MS/MS as an acceptable alternative for dioxin analysis,” said
The USEPA’s acceptance of APGC-MS/MS comes after a two-year collaboration with SGS- AXYS.
"As part of the SGS AXYS 'think tank', we were excited to collaborate with the team from
Acceptance of the APGC-MS/MS method frees laboratories to deploy modern instrumentation that is less expensive, more sensitive and easier to operate.
Learn more about the Waters Xevo TQ-XS Tandem Quadrupole MS system at Waters’ web site.
- Download the APGC-MS/MS brochure
- Read our whitepaper: APGC-MS/MS: A New Gold Standard
- Download the business solution: SGS AXYS and Waters Validate a New Method for Dioxin Testing and Furan Analysis
- Access our blog post on the topic of dioxin analysis
World Health Organization, Dioxin and Their Effects on Human Health, Key Facts
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