New Application note: Identification allergens in perfumes
Improved identification of target and non-target allergens in perfumes by GCxGC-QTOF by Daniela Peroni
The fragrance industry is bound to ever-increasingly strict norms for safety and quality control. A key regulation concerns the presence of known and potential allergens. Their use is restricted and above a certain amount their presence must be indicated on the product label. Therefore, it must be possible to identify and quantify individual allergens accurately and reliably. Since fragrances are often highly complex mixtures and the list of regulated compounds has been expanding in the last years, with prospects to expand even further in the future, the analytical challenge behind this demand is not trivial. Read more..