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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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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 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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A New, Sensitive Method for Lignan Metabolite Detection of Flaxseed-Fed Mice Using LC/MS/MS

A New, Sensitive Method for Lignan Metabolite Detection of Flaxseed-Fed Mice Using LC/MS/MS

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Analysis of Acrylamide in Potato Chips by Isotopically Standard Addition UHPLC-MS/MS

Acrylamide is a probable carcinogen organic compound that is found in some foods that are cooked at elevated temperatures. It’s origins are due to the condensation of the amino acid asparagine and glucose as part of Maillard reaction. In 2002, Acrylamide was found to be present in french fries and b ...

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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 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 PFAS in Drinking Water by Large Volume Direct Injection Following the EU Drinking Water Directive 2020/2184

This application note highlights the LC/MS/MS analysis of PFAS compounds according to the European Union Water Framework Directive 2020/2184. It demonstrates how the PerkinElmer QSight® 420 LC/MS/MS System using a large volume direct injection can determine and quantify the latest 20 PFAS compounds ...

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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 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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Analysis of near 400 Pesticides in Tea Via LC/MS/MS

With routine labs tasked with the analysis of larger and larger target lists, and with greater numbers of samples requiring analysis, we deployed simple sample preparation protocols such as solvent extraction to meet the need of high sample throughput with lower cost. In this work, we demonstrate ho ...

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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 Aflatoxin M1 in Milk and Infant Formula by QSight LC-MS-MS

Aflatoxin B1 is often found in animal feeds such as corn, cottonseed cake, groundnut meal, and other agricultural commodities. When these contaminated feeds are ingested by milk-producing animals, such as cattle, aflatoxin B1 can be converted to aflatoxin M1 (a hydroxy derivate of aflatoxin B1) by o ...

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Determination of Antibiotics and Veterinary Drugs in Milk by QSight LC/MS/MS

In this study we show two methods for the analysis of over 30 antibiotics and veterinary drugs in milk regulated by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). For polar analyte analysis, such as aminoglycoside antibiotics (apramycin, spectinomycin, and neomycin) in milk, a mixed mode ...

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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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Efficient LC/MS/MS Method for Testing Hemp Samples for Pesticide Residues

Agricultural growing of hemp products for the purposes of cannabidiol (CBD) extraction was legalized in the United States with the passing of the Agricultural Improvement Act of 2018. Since the act passed, heightened concern over the use of pesticides in hemp production has been appreciated. However ...

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High Sensitivity Analysis of Estrogens in Water and Urine by Direct Injection UHPLC/MS/MS

Estrogen plays an important role in the human body, but excess concentrations of endogenous estrogens, a known endocrine disrupting compound (EDC), in urine have been linked to the development and growth of breast cancer and tumors in females. Endogenous estrogens, including estrone (E1), 17ß-estrad ...

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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: 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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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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Meeting Canadian Cannabis Pesticide Residues Regulatory Requirements by LC/MS/MS

Following the 2018 legalization of recreational cannabis usage in Canada, the quality and safety of cannabis products has garnered significant attention. Health Canada has developed a regulatory program mandating pesticide testing on all cannabis products. Under the program, licensed producers (LPs) ...

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Novel ESI and APCI LC/MS/MS Method for Testing Cannabis and Hemp Concentrate Samples

The use of cannabis concentrates and CBD products (edibles, topicals, vape products, etc.) has increased in popularity as new regulation has been passed legalizing medicinal and recreational use in a number of states and provinces. Testing to ensure that pesticide and mycotoxin levels in cannabis pr ...

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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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Rapid and Sensitive Analysis of 17 Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in Water by Direct Injection with QSight 420

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a diverse group of synthetic organic compounds which have been utilized as aqueous film forming foams (AFFF) for firefighting purposes, and as stain and water resistant coatings on a number of consumer products such as clothing, furniture or cookware. P ...

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Simple and Sensitive Method for Determination of Ochratoxin A in Wine by LC/ MS Using QSight Technology

Ochratoxin A (OTA) is a secondary metabolite produced by Penicillium and Aspergillus fungi species found in soil and organic matter, and is one of the most widely reported of the nearly 400 recognized mycotoxin contaminants of agricultural products. OTA can enter the human food chain through contami ...

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Simultaneous Detection of Estrogenic and Progestogenic Hormones in Edible Bird's Nest

This application note presents a sensitive and reliable LC/MS/MS method using the PerkinElmer QSight

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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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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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QSight Pesticides Analyzer Brochure

Pesticides can adversely affect human health through the food we consume but can also leach into soil and groundwater and impact us through the environment. To keep up with a complex and constantly changing regulatory environment, your pesticide analysis solution needs to keep up with your burgeonin ...

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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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Guide

Tips for Launching a Modern Cannabis Testing Lab

Demand for cannabis testing services continues to climb as more US states and countries around the globe implement regulated adult-use markets. The cannabis testing sector in the US, like many facets of the cannabis industry, is challenged by the complexity of working with a federally illegal but st ...

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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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Infographic - Solutions for your Toxicology Lab

Infographic Poster showing the range of different analytical solutions for Toxicology Labs; from GC and LC, to ICP-MS and UV-Vis. Benchtop and floor standing chromatography, spectroscopy and thermal solutions for everyday robust and reliable analyses. FOR RESEARCH USE ONLY. NOT FOR USE IN DIAGNOSTIC ...

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Product Note

QSight Simplicity 3Q Software Suite

Our modular Simplicity 3Q™ software is ideal for acquiring, quantifying and reporting

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Regulatory Compliance Certification

Product Certificate - QSight 300/400 Series

Product Certificate for the QSight 300/400 Series

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Technical Note

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