GC 2400 Platform Workflows

Complete, Integrated Workflows

The GC 2400 Platform can be used in many different analytical sectors and applications, from industrial  and environmental analysis to food and pharmaceutical quality and safety testing. By combining the versatility of gas chromatography with the power of connectivity and workflow integration of the GC 2400 Platform, PerkinElmer offers a truly integrated GC workflow for many different analytical sectors and applications. Smart separation technologies and a full array of service support meet the needs for busy labs focused on simplified chromatographic operations.

Smart, Simplified and Sustainable GC Workflow

Food Analysis

Enabling consumer safety and fair markets while enabling to protect producers’ reputation 

From the detection of contaminants in food to quality control of food contact materials according to regulations, laboratories need trusted solutions to implement efficient analytical workflows. The GC 2400 Platform, featuring the MS 2400 SQ System, provides sensitivity for the most challenging food matrices while ensuring efficient lab operations. 

GC-FID: Fast and Accurate Analysis of Fatty Acid Methyl Esters (FAMEs) In Edible Oils and Food Products

The analysis of triacylglycerols by gas chromatography (GC) in their native state is challenging, largely due to their poor volatility and tnhermal decomposition in hot injector ports. To improve their properties for GC and to provide a comprehensive characterization of fatty acids, the esterified f ...

HS-GC-FID: Survey of Ethanol Content in Fermented Food and Drink

The sale of alcoholic beverages is regulated and taxed differently than non-alcoholic ones. Other food products, such as fruits and sauces, may contain alcohol as well from natural fermentation. This application note will expand upon the tried-and-true, high-throughput ethanol in food method first d ...


Enabling more data for cleaner air, water and soils 

Whether pesticides or volatile organic compounds the GC 2400 Platform supports labs looking for robust yet sensitive GC solutions for environmental matrices. PerkinElmer offers a wide variety of sampling capabilities like headspace, purge & trap, and thermal desorption. All of these accessories and are the proprietary pressure balanced sampling based Headspace Autosampler fully integrated in the GC 2400 Platform supported by SimplicityChrom CDS Software for robust analytical workflow for the most challenging matrices. 

Industrial Application

Enabling product quality for consumer safety and productivity 

Whether solvents or polymers, the GC 2400 Platform delivers accurate results, allowing laboratories to have efficient workflows for QA/QC analyses. With the GC 2400 Platform and SimplicityChrom CDS Software, high-throughput labs can optimize their decision-making process thanks to the truly wireless user-experience. Hyphenation with PerkinElmer TGA and IR Systems allow a comprehensive characterization of polymers and other industrial materials. 

GC-FID: Analysis of Residual Solvents and Monomers in Plastic

Different types of plastics are used for these diverse applications, but all plastic manufacturing has a few common raw material needs, including monomers and solvents. Plastic manufacturing workflows are designed to use all monomer input in the formation of the plastic polymer, and to remove all so ...

GC-FID: Sensitive Routine Analysis of Commercial Flex Fuel Gasoline (E85) by ASTM Method D5501-20

The production of vehicles running high-ethanol-content gasoline blends, known as flex fuels, has increased. Such fuels have garnered attention due to their reduction in greenhouse gas emissions as well as their reduced volatility/vapor loss during transport and storage when compared to traditional ...

Pharma Application

Streamline pharmaceutical QA/QC process

To ensure accurate residual solvent analysis in a timely manner the GC 2400 Platform is just one piece of an analytical workflow where efficiency is key. In order to meet the requirements for compliance and traceability the SimplicityChrom CDS Software integrates the analytical workflow offering intuitive user-experience for faster user-proficiency.

GC-FID: Determination of Cetyl Alcohol and Aliphatic Alcohol Impurities According to USP

Cetyl alcohol, also known as palmityl alcohol or 1-hexadecanol, is a long-chain aliphatic alcohol that is a common additive in foods, cosmetics, personal care products (e.g., lotions and creams), and industrial fuels. To ensure cetyl alcohol quality, the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) has outline ...

GC-FID: Determination of Ethylene Glycol and Diethylene Glycol in Polyethylene Glycol 400 according to USP Monograph

Polyethylene glycol (PEG) is a polyether compound derived from petroleum and one of the most popular polymeric materials with diverse industrial/biological/medical applications. PEG is routinely synthesized by polymerizing ethylene oxide, wherein ethylene oxide reacts with ethylene glycol (EG) in pr ...

GC-FID: Determination of Diethylene Glycol and Ethylene Glycol according to USP Propylene Glycol Monograph

Ethylene glycol and diethylene glycol are considered toxic to human health and both are commonly present as impurities in propylene glycol. In response to these toxic considerations and adhering to the recommendations from US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA), United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) re ...

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