Category Archives: PPCP

Contaminants of Emerging Concern in Anishnaabeg Aquatic Ecosystems

Information on the occurrence of contaminants of emerging concern (CEC) in the aquatic ecosystems that North American indigenous communities depend on is scarce. Given the particular importance of these ecosystems for food and economic security of indigenous communities, assessing the presence of contaminants becomes very important. Therefore, we wanted to highlight an excellent study [1] […]

Comprehensive CEC Analysis in Puget Sound Mussels

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How many contaminants of emerging concern (CEC) can you assess from one set of mussels? Turns out if SGS AXYS is doing the measurement, it’s at least 330! Scientists Andrew James, Jennifer Lanksbury, Tarang Khangaonkar and James West from the University of Washington Tacoma, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, and Pacific Northwest National Laboratories […]

Updates and Improvements to PPCP Method MLA-075

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SGS AXYS is a leader in the measurement of pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) in the environment. Our methods were used as the basis for EPA Method 1694 in 2007 and these isotope-dilution LC-MS/MS PPCPs methods has since expanded to include close to 200 drugs, metabolites, hormones and personal care products. From natural and […]