Acrylamide can form in food when sugars and the amino acid asparagine react during high-heat cooking processes like frying, roasting, grilling, or baking. Acrylamide is classified as a very hazardous chemical, and large quantities of it have been shown to cause cancer in laboratory animals (although no direct link between dietary exposure and increased incidence of cancer in humans has been proven to date). LC-MS/MS is the current analytical technique of choice for food samples.

Restek Allure Acrylamide guard and analytical columns were developed to withstand 100% aqueous mobile phases, and deliver the same robust performance injection to injection, and also column to column. Faster overall acrylamide analysis can be achieved using Allure Acrylamide columns because they ensure sufficient retention of acrylamide, while allowing matrix compounds to be flushed out more efficiently and effectively. Pairing Allure analytical columns and guard cartridges with a deuterated internal standard allows labs to increase productivity and profitability by analyzing more samples, in less time, with fewer columns.

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Item# RTK 30494
Description: Acrylamide (79-06-1), 1,000μg/mL in methanol, 1mL/ampul (Order by the Each)


Item# RTK 30153
Description: Acrylamide-d3 (122775-19-3), 500 μg/mL in acetonitrile, 5 mL/ampul (Order by the Each) Deuterium-labeled acrylamide is an excellent and cost-effective isotopically labeled internal standard choice for the analysis of acrylamide in food or environmental samples.

Allure Acrylamide LC Column

Item# RTK 9167552
Description: 5 μm Columns, 50 mm, 2.1 mm ID

Allure Acrylamide Guard Cartridges

Item# RTK 916750212
Description: 5μm, 10 x 2.1mm (Order 3/pk)

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