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The Benefits of ICP-MS for Dietary Supplements and Food

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The Benefits of ICP-MS for Dietary Supplements and Food

There is nothing more expensive for a company than a recall. Public safety issues cause recalls. When recalls happen, the brand owner eats every cost associated with producing and distributing their product. For food, dietary supplements, and cosmetics, recalls occur when the product contains harmful microorganisms or heavy metals.   In addition, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires nutritional labeling on dietary supplements and packaged foods. Products can be recalled if nutritional labeling does not match product contents. Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS) analysis is the best method for determining inorganic content, including major and trace concentrations of minerals and...

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