Lab Compare, September 2022 N-nitrosamines are a diverse group of organic compounds that may increase the risk of certain types of cancer in humans and have been shown to cause tumours in the liver, lung, nasal cavity, oesophagus, pancreas, stomach, bladder, colon, kidneys, and central nervous system. This article looks at the detection and identification [...]
Pharmaceutical Technology Europe, August 2022 Recently, there have been some high-profile product recalls within the pharmaceutical industry in which nitrosamines were detected. It's important now, more than ever, that drug manufacturers are screening for apparent total nitrosamine content. This article looks at a thermal energy analyser and how it offers a rapid way of identifying [...]
International Labmate July 2019 Spokesperson: Andrew James This article looks at how gas chromatography (GC) can provide accurate data on methane levels in highly specific geographical areas. It will also look at the continuing role of the GC industry in measuring methane and the instruments which can be used to gather accurate data on emissions [...]
G.I.T June 2019 Spokesperson: Andrew James Detection of NOCs has been greatly improved by the emergence of highly specific and sensitive gas chromatography (GC) detectors, such as the Thermal Energy Analyser (TEA). Recent advances in GC-TEA technology, as well as simpler usability and lower costs, have improved nitrosamine detection capabilities of both small and large [...]
Beer Today February 2019 Spokesperson: Andrew James Andrew James discusses the use of a gas chromatography in combination with the thermal energy analyser detector for the determination of NDMA in malt. Large breweries have long used GC for quality control and quality assurance, but it has not been financially viable for craft breweries, until recently. [...]
Brewers Journal March 2019 Spokesperson: Andrew James One challenge brewing laboratories are faced with is the risk of the production of NDMA during the malting process. High levels of NDMA can pose a number of risks to human health including, liver damage. Learn about how TEA technology can help int he detection of NDMA to [...]
Forensic Magazine March 2019 Spokesperson: Andrew James, Ellutia Forensics Europe Expo, the continent’s largest forensic conference, has grown by leaps and bounds in just a few years. Forensic Magazine speaks to Ellutia's Marketing Director, Andrew James, about Ellutia's exhibition at the conference and their work in the forensics market. Read the full article here.
Manufacturing Chemist February 2019 Spokesperson: Adam Zapiecki, Ellutia Adam Zapiecki, Technical Manager, discusses how we have seen developing opportunities in quality control within the pharmaceutical market, as well as how we work with our US customers. Read the full article here.
Analytical Cannabis January 2019 Spokesperson: Andrew James, Ellutia In the cannabis market, there is a shift in focus from recreational to medicinal. The legalisation of cannabis is also driving the need to ensure quality control and standardized testing. Up to now, testing of cannabis has been sporadic and there is no universally agreed standard to which [...]
The Column November 2018 Spokesperson: Andrew James, Ellutia Carcinogen-containing compounds can develop through some manufacturing processes, such as in the malting process for beer. Thermal energy analysis (TEA) is able to quickly identify and analyze N-Nitro, N-nitroso, and nitrogen-containing compounds and Andrew James, Marketing Director, describes the importance of monitoring these compounds. Read the full article [...]