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Innovative method of microwave assisted extraction of MOSH and MOAH in food

Mineral oil hydrocarbons are a growing concern pollutant in food quality control. Microwave-assisted solvent extraction is a well-established sample preparation technique and offers a reliable and efficient approach to their extraction.

Validation of a microwave-assisted protocol for the determination of saponification number: a comparison to ISO 3657:2020

Saponification number in oils measures the amount of alkali required to convert fats into soap and it is a crucial parameter for formulation of industrial or artisanal soap. Microwave assisted solv...

Direct Hg analysis in cosmetics samples in compliance with ISO 23674 using DMA-80 evo

The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has developed a method for detecting trace amounts of mercury in cosmetic. This method involves the direct analysis of cosmetic samples with...

Sample preparation of environmental samples for trace metal analysis

Ensuring high-quality and productivity for the preparation of environmental samples for metals analysis using the Milestone ETHOS UP Microwave Digestion System. In this Industry report, a recovery ...

Efficient laboratory workflows for greater ROI

With the cost of reagents and their disposal continually rising, it is important for laboratories to find more cost effective ways to do mercury analysis. With this in mind, Milestone has created a...

SRC Microwave Digestion and How it is Revolutionizing Elemental Analysis

Learn how SRC digestion systems work and what differentiates them from rotor-based systems. Discover the benefits of using SRC digestion in application areas including food, mining/geochemistry, a...