Other Laboratory Operations
Food and Drug Administration
- Using the PAM section 504, introduce general concepts for measuring gas chromatographic peaks used in routine quantification of pesticide analytes.
- Using the PAM section 504, introduce the strategy for quantification of complex mixtures or multicomponent compounds.
- Under a trainer’s guidance, make standard and sample injections of various analytes, including mixtures, perform the appropriate calculations and discuss the results completely.
- U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Office of Plant, Dairy Foods and Beverages. Makovi, C. M. (Ed.), McMahon, B. M. (Ed. Emerita). (1994). Pesticide analytical manual-multiresidue methods (3rd ed., Vol. I, section 504- Quantitation, (updated 10/99) R.O.W. Sciences, Inc.
- What are the two types of manual quantitation discussed in the PAM Section 504?
- When is peak height the measurement technique of choice?
- What can be a major pitfall with using electronic integration techniques?
- Explain the purpose of “peak width” and “peak threshold” settings in electronic integration.
- According to PAM Section 504, explain briefly a strategy that gives good quantitation of PCB.