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QSight LC/MS/MS System

More than ever, laboratories analyzing food and environmental samples are faced with evolving challenges with stricter regulations demanding lower detection limits and higher levels of productivity. Lab operations need to be optimized, without any compromise on analysis confidence and accuracy.

With the PerkinElmer QSight® Triple Quad LC/MS/MS labs can test for the most challenging samples with maximized uptime and confidence. The unique dual-source configuration enables high-throughput labs to collect data in two complementary modes, maximizing the output from a single injection. Combined with the StayClean technology dramatically reduced source cleaning and maintenance, translating into higher productivity and high ROI. Running on the PerkinElmer Simplicity 3Q Software, the PerkinElmer QSight Triple Quad LC/MS/MS is easy-to-learn and use and it is a complete solution streamlining the complete workflow, from validated method development to data reporting.

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BC003844
QSight 420 LC/MS/MS
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BC003382
QSight 220 LC/MS/MS
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BC003383
QSight 210 LC/MS/MS
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QSight 110 LC/MS/MS
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Overview

The QSight LC/MS/MS System provides the capability and confidence required to analyze the most complex food and environmental samples. With high level of sensitivity and throughput, laboratories can meet even the most stringent regulatory requirements rapidly, easily, and effectively

  • Sensitivity for the most demanding regulations
  • Easy-to-use with ready to implement methods
  • Patented flow-based technology that enables up to 15% more productivity
  • StayClean Source, self-cleaning design for maximum sensitivity and exceptional uptime
  • Laminar Flow Ion Guide for highly efficient field-free transmission, providing virtually no maintenance requirements
  • Dual Source technology gives you the capability to set ESI or APCI modes, with two independent probes for true multiplexing
  • Modular Simplicity 3Q Software to acquire, quantify, and report with flexible data viewing options and powerful remote diagnostics.
  • Different models available (QSight 110 LC/MS/MS, QSight 210 LC/MS/MS, QSight 220 LC/MS/MS, QSight 420 LC/MS/MS) addressing different levels of performance and efficiency required by different labs’ analysis needs.

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Model Name QSight 420 LC/MS/MS
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Application Note

A Fully Validated Method for Determination of Twelve Mycotoxins in Various Food Matrices

Mycotoxins are toxic secondary metabolites produced by various fungal species growing in foods and animal feeds. To minimize risk and protect consumers, mycotoxin levels in foods and/or feeds have been regulated by agencies in many countries around the world. A number of analytical methods for the d ...

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A Multiclass Multiresidue Method for Analysis of Veterinary Drugs in Chicken by UHPLC/MS/MS

Veterinary drugs are used in animal production to treat diseases, prevent infection and protect growth of animals, which helps provide quality marketplace. However the uncontrolled use may cause heavy human disease so regulatory agencies around the world have established maximum residue levels (MRLs ...

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Analysis of Aflatoxins by UHPLC

Aflatoxin B1 is considered to be the most genotoxic of the mycotoxins, and, when ingested by cows, is converted to aflatoxin M1 which has been shown to cause liver cancer in certain animals.

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Analysis of Challenging Polar Contaminants in Water by LC/MS/MS with Direct Injection

Several directives throughout the EU provide guidance on environmental quality standards for water, and define more than 30 priority substances as significant risk to humans. Many of the monitoring limits within these directives are set at low µg/L (ppb) levels, and as such, require highly sensitive ...

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Analysis of Mycotoxins in Multi-Grain and Corn Cereals

Mycotoxins produced by fungi as toxic secondary metabolites, leave grains, maize and cereals particularly vulnerable. With this in mind, and considering that an estimated 25% of all crops show some signs of mycotoxin contamination, many countries have established regulatory guidelines for maximum my ...

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Analysis of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances by EPA Method 8327 Using the QSight 220 UHPLC/MS/MS

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are man-made carbon-chain based compounds that have been widely used in commercial and industrial products such as fire-fighting foams, water proofing treatments for clothing and furniture, nonstick cookware, and paper. PFAS’ are thermally and chemically st ...

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Analysis of Pesticide Residues in Cannabis Regulated by Oregon State Using LC/MS/MS

Liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) has become the method of choice for pesticide. The state of Oregon has issued regulatory limits for 59 pesticide residues in both cannabis flower and concentrates, while other states have come up with their own lists of pesticide residues rel ...

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Analysis of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) by Online SPE-LC/MS/MS in Drinking Water

This application note details an online-SPE-LC/MS/MS method for the determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in drinking water samples which reaches the low detection levels required by EU regulations. The method couples the SP50 UHPLC system to the QSight® 400 series triple-quad mas ...

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Analysis of Pork Adulterated Meat

A selective and sensitive LC/MS/MS method for fast identification and analysis of meat samples using three peptides specific for pork as biomarkers. . The optimized sample preparation procedure is easy to follow and can be used for analyzing raw, cooked and processed meat products. This method can s ...

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Analysis of Target Pesticide Residues in Berries with LC/MS/MS Coupled with a QuEChERS Sample Prep

Analysis of target pesticide residues in berries using a unique laminar flow UHPLC-ESI-MS/MS

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Analysis of Water-Soluble Vitamins in Infant Formula by UHPLC-MS MS

Water-soluble vitamins (WSV), comprised primarily of the vitamin B complex, are essential ingredients in many foods, particularly in infant formulas. When analyzing fortified foods, this can be particularly challenging due to the wide range in concentration of vitamins, in keeping with daily allowan ...

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Analysis of illegal dyes in Chili Spices via UHPLC-MS/MS

Since 2003 the usage of azo and non-azo dyes for food coloring has been declared as illegal by many of the food international authorities across the globe. That is because these substances such as Sudan I,II,III,IV and Rhodamine B, are potentially carcinogens and genotoxin in nature. As of now, no o ...

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Application Compendium - Analytical Solutions for Pesticides Analysis

The increasing demand for organic products, evolving global regulations, and improving accessibility of agricultural hubs to global markets results in pressure on food safety precautions. Translating, in part, to increased pesticide residue analysis demand. Mass spectrometry meets pesticide analysis ...

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Detection of Fipronil and Metabolites in Eggs by LC-MS/MS

Fipronil is a broad-spectrum phenylpyrazole insecticide almost used to protect corps from insects but also to treat lice and ticks in chickens. The U.S. EPA classified fipronil as Group C, possible human carcinogen, therefore International organizations defined admissible limits for the fipronil usa ...

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Determination of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Seafood by UHPLC- MS/MS

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) can contaminate foods during smoking, heating, and drying processes that allow combustion products to come into direct contact with food. They can also enter food supply chains through contaminated air and water, and accumulate in various food chains. Regulati ...

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Determination of Sulfonamides in Honey

In apiculture, sulfonamides are the most commonly used antibiotics to treat American and European Foulbrood, a type of disease that infects bees. This application note demonstrates how QSight 200 System can provides a very sensitive and robust platform for the analysis of sulfonamides in honey.

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Direct Analysis of Glyphosate and Similar Polar Pesticides in Oatmeal by UHPLC-MS/MS

Glyphosate is a very polar compound with high solubility in water and low solubility in most organic solvents and, as such, requires methods based on derivatization which are labor-intensive and time consuming. The present work shows a 12 minute LC-MS/MS method with an amino-based column to analyze ...

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LC/MS/MS Analytical Method for Pesticide Residue in Cannabis Flower as Defined by Florida Testing Requirements

This application note outlines a new workflow with one instrument platform (LC/MS/MS) method that is ideal for simultaneous analysis of pesticide and mycotoxins residue in cannabis. This application note demonstrates the performance of a LC/MS/MS ESI and APCI method with a single solvent extraction ...

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LC/MS/MS: Analysis of Alkylphenol Ethoxylates (APEO) And Alkylphenols (AP) In Textiles

Alkylphenol ethoxylates (APEOs) are common surfactants used in in industrial and consumer detergents and cleaners, as well plastics and many industrial applications. Nonylphenol ethoxylates (NPEOs) belong to the group of non-ionic surfactants and are of particular interest, as they tend to degrade t ...

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LC/MS/MS: Analysis of Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in Aqueous Samples by EPA Method 1633

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a group of synthetic chemicals developed in the 1940s, and widely used for their surfactant properties. Due to their prevalent use within consumer products and persistence in nature, PFAS have leached into the air, soil, and water, making exposure wides ...

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LC/MS/MS: Determination of Nitrosamines in Tobacco Products

Tobacco specific nitrosamines (TSNA) are a group of chemicals found in tobacco, smokeless tobacco, and tobacco smoke. They are widely considered to be among the most important arcinogens in tobacco products and cigarette smoke. Tobacco product manufacturers must report their contents in tobacco prod ...

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LC/MS/MS: Improved Throughput and Flexibility for Compliant Drinking Water Analysis with Dual Source Capability

Governing bodies have implemented various directives to monitor acrylamide in drinking water. This also applies in the European Union where the water framework directive and subsequent daughter directives have defined many priority substances, including acrylamide. Compounds chlorate, perchlorate an ...

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LC/MS/MS: Optimized Approach for the Analysis of Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in Aqueous Samples by EPA Method 1633

Growing health concerns regarding PFAS and their prevalence in consumer goods and the environment indicate a critical need to execute existing and upcoming regulatory methods simply and reliably on commercially available instrumentation. The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has es ...

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Measurement of Cortisol & Cortisone in Urine

Simultaneous detect and quantify cortisol and cortisone in urine using the QSight 200 series mass spectrometer coupled with a commercially available kit.

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Measurement of Remdesivir & Its Metabolite GS-441524 in Plasma

Sensitive and accurate determination of remdesivir and GS-441524 in human plasma samples for pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic studies of remdevisir.

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Method Validation for Atrazine Analysis in Fresh, Atypical Mineral and Carbonated Waters

EU water policies are reevaluated on a consistent basis to ensure water sources do not contain contaminants at levels above regulatory levels. As regulations are reviewed, regulatory limits are often lowered, and analytical techniques must adapt to meet the new stringent requirements. In this applic ...

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Pesticide in Grapes by LC-MS/MS

The Grape crop is one of the most important fruit crops consumed in the world. Grapes are consumed both as fresh and as processed products, such as wine, jam, juice, jelly, grape seed extract, raisins, vinegar and grape seed oil. A large variety of pesticides are used in grape production throughout ...

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Polymer Applications Compendium

Today’s plastics are some of the most used materials on a global volume basis. Broadly integrated into today’s industrial and commercial lifestyles, they make a major, irreplaceable contribution to virtually every product category. In this compendium you will find a wide range of applications for po ...

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Quantitation of Microcystins and Nodularin in Drinking Water Samples to Meet EPA Method 544 Requirements Using QSight LC/MS/MS

Cyanotoxins often exist intracellularly in cyanobacteria and are released into the water when cells die. Blooms caused by cyanobacteria can be harmful to the human health, animals, and the environment. Microcystin-LR (MC-LR) is one of the most common cyanotoxins and ingestion will cause negative hum ...

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Simultaneous Determination of Pesticides Residues and Illegal Additives in Wine

Wine can often contain pesticides and fungicides that have been sprayed on the fruits during their growing period. In addition to these contaminants, wine can also contain additives that have been deliberately added during production processes to improve its flavor and color. In this study, a simple ...

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Simultaneous Determination of Plant Growth Regulators in Bean Sprouts

A simple and sensitive method for the simultaneous determination of plant growth regulators

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“No Dilute” Just Shoot: Robustness of a QSight LC-ESI-MS/MS for Low Level Pesticide Residue Analysis in Wine

In this study, the QSight LC-MS/MS system was used to evaluate the potential of eliminating sample preparation for trace level pesticide analysis in a complex sample such as wine. We injected undiluted red and white wine samples into the mass spectrometer and studied reproducibility in analysis of t ...

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Article

Driving Lab Efficiency and Performance Acceleration with LC/MS/MS

The COVID-19 pandemic impacted industries, economies, and lives, and brought about the need for a new approach for contract testing laboratories working in different application fields. Considering the directions shaping the laboratory industry, this article revises trends that could be also applied ...

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Brochure

Productivity to the Power of Two - QSight LC/MS/MS System Brochure

When analyzing food and environmental samples, laboratories often need multiple system to get the qualitative and quantitative information on contaminants. But this can result in duplicated sample preparation processes, increased cost of ownership – and suboptimal lab efficiency. Discover the unique ...

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Ebook

What's in Your Water? PFAS Analysis Explained

Over the past decade, awareness and concern about Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) has grown and led to more in-depth analysis of these compounds and the effects that they can have on human health. Due to their inert nature, PFASs are persistent organic pollutants and have been found to ac ...

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Poster

Advanced Solutions for Polymers and Plastics

This poster lays out our whole material characterization range for the analysis of polymers and plastics. Find ideal techniques and instruments at each stage in the polymer manufacturing process: Resin Development - Resin Manufacture - Compound Development - Compound Manufacture - Product Forming - ...

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Product Note

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QSight Triple Quadrupole LC/MS/MS Preparing Your Lab

Lab reequirements for QSight triple quad LC/MS/MS systems, including storage, suppleis, space, electrical, power, gas supply requirements

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Regulatory Compliance Certification

Technical Note

Ion Transmission Through a Quadrupole Ion Guide

Ion Transmission Through a Quadrupole Ion Guide Under the Combined Influence of Viscous Flow and RF

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Webinars

White Paper

Mitigation of PFAS in Drinking Water Through Analytical Innovation

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have gained significant attention as an emerging environmental and safety threat in the United States. Since the 1940s, PFAS are ubiquitous in industrial usage due to their chemical stability, thermal stability, and high resistance to degradation. Bioaccumu ...

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