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Detecting phthalates in whisky

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Detecting phthalates in whisky

While phthalates may not be listed in ingredients, the concern is that they could pass as a leachable from packaging for cosmetics or personal care products, or from a contact material in beverage production into a bottle. In fact, for whisky import to China, a certificate of analysis is required for phthalates. The problem is that screening by GC/MS can result in false positives. Dimple discusses a robust and reliable LC-MS/MS method for quantifying phthalates. 

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