• The Determination of Mercury in Foods

Environmental Laboratory

The Determination of Mercury in Foods

Feb 15 2008

Teledyne Leeman Labs (USA), announces the release of a new application note for the determination of mercury in foods using the Hydra-C Mercury Analyser.
Did you know that some foods consumed on a daily basis contain mercury? Fish, such as tuna, may containmercury at levels that are unhealthy
for higher-risk groups such as expectant mothers and young children.
Teledyne Leeman Labs’ Hydra-C (Direct Mercury Analyzer) provides a fast, simple and convenient approach for the analysis of mercury without any sample pretreatment and without any hazardous chemical wastes. The Hydra-C employs U.S. EPA Method 7473 which is approved for both laboratory and field analysis for mercury in solids and solutions using Thermal Decomposition Amalgamation and Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry.
Typical Applications of the Hydra-C include: Soils, Sewage/Sludge, Sediments, Blood, Geologicals, Paints, Coal, Animal Tissues, Foundry Scrap, Marine Tissues, Plastics, Tobacco, Cement, Vegetation.

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