e-Chronicle Newsletter

 CSI E-Chronicle - July 2013

The e-chronicle is a monthly publication from Chromatographic Specialties Inc. It showcases new products, suppliers, literature and news from across the chromatography industry.

New Suppliers

New Products

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New Suppliers

United Chemists - Control and Document your Air Sampling
United Chemists Scientific offers patented control and measurement devices. Their first device is eAir. It controls and measures gasses for almost any type of contaminant while giving scientists new insight into the air that we breathe. It is the world’s first air sampling and monitoring device that controls the sampling and measurement of air, while data logging the entire event. It has been designed with plug and play sensor technology, rugged weatherproof enclosures, battery and solar power operation, and standard USB data storage.  The eAir is compliant for use with EPA, OSHA, NIOSH, and ASTM methodologies. Click here to read more.

DETector Engineering and Technology (DET) - Beads for NPD
DETector Engineering and Technology (DET) offers DET Ceramic Ion Sources (NP Beads) to fit the Agilent 6890/7890 NPD equipment.
Unlike most other glass NP beads, DET's robust ceramic materials do not soften or melt at the 600 – 800oC temperature required for NP detection. The DET bead's wire core is protected from corrosive exposure by a unique inert ceramic sub-layer coating  This offers unlimited shelf life for the DET beads under ambient conditions!

There are two Ion Source (Bead) Coating Choices available:

  • TID-2 type (black ceramic) for non-tailing Phosphorus peaks, but Nitrogen response not as large as TID-4 type – recommended for applications requiring P or both N and P detection (e.g., pesticides) - 70fg P/sec detectivity;
  • TID-4 type (white ceramic) for best possible Nitrogen response, but some tailing of Phosphorus peaks – recommended for applications requiring only N detection (e.g., drugs of abuse) – 70fg N/sec detectivity

Click here to order.

For more information about these suppliers and their products, contact our Technical Support team at 1-800-267-8103 or email tech@chromspec.com

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New Products

Restek LC Multi-Residue Pesticide Kit

  • Accurately detect and quantify pesticides of global food safety concern in a wide range of fruits, vegetables, and other commodities by LC-MS/MS.
  • Full kit contains 204 compounds of interest, covering many LC-determined pesticides listed by government agencies; individual ampuls also sold separately.
  • Quantitatively tested to confirm composition; detailed support documentation provided.
  • Certified reference material (CRM) manufactured and QC-tested in Restek’s ISO-accredited labs satisfies your ISO requirements.
Product Number Description Compounds Solvent Shelf Life (months) Pack Size
RK31971 LC Multi-Residue Pesticide Standards Kit Contains 1 ampul of each of the standards below n/a n/a Kit
RK31972 LC Multi-Residue Pesticide Standard #1 13 Acetonitrile 18
100 μg/mL each in acetonitrile, 1 mL/ampul
RK31973 LC Multi-Residue Pesticide Standard #2 16 Acetonitrile 9
100 μg/mL each in acetonitrile, 1 mL/ampul
RK31974 LC Multi-Residue Pesticide Standard #3 38 Acetonitrile 18
100 μg/mL each in acetonitrile, 1 mL/ampul
RK31975 LC Multi-Residue Pesticide Standard #4 63 Acetonitrile 18
100 μg/mL each in acetonitrile, 1 mL/ampul
RK31976 LC Multi-Residue Pesticide Standard #5 30 Acetonitrile 18
100 μg/mL each in acetonitrile, 1 mL/ampul
RK31977 LC Multi-Residue Pesticide Standard #6 28 Acetonitrile 18
100 μg/mL each in acetonitrile, 1 mL/ampul
RK31978 LC Multi-Residue Pesticide Standard #7 7 Acetonitrile 18
100 μg/mL each in acetonitrile, 1 mL/ampul
RK31979 LC Multi-Residue Pesticide Standard #8 1 Acetonitrile 18
100 μg/mL each in acetonitrile, 1 mL/ampul
RK31980 LC Multi-Residue Pesticide Standard #9 7 Acetonitrile 9
100 μg/mL each in acetonitrile, 1 mL/ampul
RK31981 LC Multi-Residue Pesticide Standard #10 1 Methanol 18
100 μg/mL each in methanol, 1 mL/ampul

 For more information, click here.

Innovative vial design, unmatched performance - Thermo Scientific™ SureStop™ Vials

SureStop 9 mm vials features and benefits:

  • A consistent seal independent of the amount of torque applied when closing the vial eliminating user-to-user variance
  • Optimal septum compression across the opening of the vial, irrespective of torque applied creating optimal vial sealing at all times, under all conditions. This produces more reproducible analytical results
  • A design that allows the positioning of the closure to be consistently “flat”, producing a more cylindrical vial profile, which improves autosampler recognition, handling and compatibility
  • As a result of AVCS, when used with our C5000 closure, SureStop becomes one of the best sealing vial/closure combinations on the market
  • Designed for use with nearly every autosampler on the market
  • When compared to other 2 mL vials, SureStop yields the lowest loss to evaporation and the lowest standard deviation in evaporation studies making SureStop the most dependable vial on the market today. Click here to read more.

TRIDION™-9 GC-TMS for Field Testing
The world's smallest person-portable GC-TMS.

  • Fast, reliable, and easy to use
  • Weighs ~32 pounds
  • Rechargeable battery operated
  • It is easy to operate with a color touch screen user interface or a simple three button navigation.

The integrated system features a low thermal mass capillary gas chromatograph with high-speed temperature programming and a miniaturized toroidal ion trap mass spectrometer with a mass range from 50 to 500 Daltons.

The TRIDION-9 GC-TMS is ideal for rapid screening of chemicals including environmental volatiles and semivolatiles (VOCs/SVOCs), explosives, chemical warfare agents, and hazardous substances. Click here to read more

Contact our Instrumentation team for more information at 1-800-267-8103 or email instrum@chromspec.com


Ham-Let Industrial Mechanical Pressure Gauges
The Industrial Mechanical Pressure gauges are measuring devices constructed from high quality materials, to the highest quality standards and methods. The IMP gauge guarantees long life with durability for in-door and out-door industrial, process and instrumentation applications. The IMP product variety in the catalog covers standard gauge extensive options are available. Click here for more information.

Optimize Technologies Halo®- 5 Packing Material
HALO 5µm Packing Material comes in a variety of phases: C18, C8, HILIC, Penta-HILIC, Phenyl-Hexyl, PFP, and ES-CN.
HALO®-5 packing materials are made using Fused-Core® particle technology (core-shell particles) to produce trap and guard columns that deliver the efficiency of UHPLC columns packed with 3µm totally porous particles, but with the back pressure of columns packed with 5µm particles. The low back pressure of HALO-5 packed beds facilitates the use of higher flow rates for faster separations and greater sample throughput. This is particularly useful for LC-MS applications. The low pressure also permits the use of longer columns; or even the coupling of columns in series, to produce very high plate numbers (efficiency) to achieve greater resolving power when needed for complex samples.

For more information, contact our Technical Support team at 1-800-267-8103 or email tech@chromspec.com

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Accurately Detect and Quantify 204 Pesticides of Global Concern by LC-MS/MS
Restek’s new certified reference materials (CRMs) for LC-MS/MS multi-residue pesticide analysis eliminate the need to source, purchase, and store individual materials along with the need to prepare your own mixes. Click here to download a copy of the publication. Literature Code: RK152


Restek Leak Detector and ProFLOW 6000 Flowmeter - An Unbeatable Combination
Redesigned and better than ever, the new leak detector is an essential tool for troubleshooting and routine maintenance of your gas chromatograph. With its wide range of capabilities, the ProFLOW 6000 flowmeter simplifies gas flow measurement in the lab. Real-time measurements can be made for various types of flow paths, including continually changing gas types. Click here to download a copy of the publication. Literature Request: RK137


Restek GC Columns and Accessories Spotlight Brochure
In the new edition:

  • New GC Column for PAH analysis
  • Sky® Inlet liners for PAH Analysis
  • Ideal Solutions for Headspace Analysis MXT® Capillary Columns - Ideal for High-Temperature GC Analysis..and much more. Click here to download a copy of the publication.


Improve Results for GC-ECD Analysis of Chlorinated Pesticides With Resprep® CarboPrep® SPE Cleanup Cartridges
Ensure cleaner sample extracts and obtain high recoveries of target pesticides by adding a Resprep® CarboPrep® SPE cleanup step when preparing samples for chlorinated pesticides analysis.…click here to read more



ICP Standards for use with Popular Analytical Instrumentation
AccuStandard offers economical alternatives to the high priced multi-element ICP solutions that are already available on the market. AccuStandard’s “Alternate Source Line” offers identical formulations which can save a substantial amount in annual standards costs. Click here to read more. Literature Code: A16


Phthalate Standards Reference Guide
This guide contains information on monophthalates, deuterated phthalates, mixed isomers, standards for EPA methods as well as phthalate sets, kits and mixes.   Click here to download a copy of the publication. Literature Code: A17


Supplement to Pesticide Guide (A05) Over 100 Additional Pesticides
With over 100 additional pesticides added to the Pesticide Supplement Reference Guide. Click here to download a copy. Literature Code: A18 



Synthesis Capabilities - Analytical Chemical Reference Standards
AccuStandard specializes in synthesizing chemicals of high purity to be used as reference standards, and also offers custom synthesis capability on milligram to kilogram scales. Click here to read more. Literature Code: A19



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Buy a NEW Restek LC Multi-Residue Pesticide Kit and Receive a FREE LC Column and QuEChERS kit.
Until December 31st, 2013. Buy a NEW LC Multi-Residue Pesticide Kit and chose one of four FREE LC Column and QuEChERS kit

Restek Inlet Seals Promotion - Buy One Pack, Get One Free!
Until July 31st, 2013.  Buy 1 pack and receive an additional pack of the same product for FREE

Click here for full promotion details 

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Event Date
Enviroanalysis, Toronto September 15th - 18th, 2013

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Restek is pleased to announce that 1,3,5-Trichlorobenzene is Now Available for international sale!  Restek has received approval from the US Department of State to sell and ship, Globally, reference standards containing 1,3,5-Trichlorobenzene.

For more details contact our Technical Support team at 1-800-267-8103 or email tech@chromspec.com

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