Shimadzu Scientific Instruments Announces Product Launches, Presentations and Poster Sessions for Pittcon 2015

COLUMBIA, Md. – Shimadzu Scientific Instruments will showcase several new products, host poster sessions and present on LCMS and marijuana analysis at the Pittcon 2015 conference and exhibition. The conference takes place March 8 to 12 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.

Attendees can stop by booth 3121 to discuss laboratory challenges with Shimadzu's technical experts and see firsthand how the company's innovative, proven products help save time, money and effort in the lab.

New Product Showcase

GCMS-TQ8040 Triple Quadrupole Gas Chromatograph-Mass Spectrometer

i-Series Integrated High-Performance Liquid Chromatography Systems

ICPE-9800 Series Simultaneous ICP Emission Spectrometers

UV-3600 Plus UV-VIS-NIR Spectrophotometer

UV-1280 Multipurpose UV-Visible Spectrophotometer

Nexera UC Unified Chromatography System (On-Line SFE-SFC)


"Next Generation LCMS Approaches: From Multivariate Panels to Targeted Bioanalysis" by Christopher Gilles

"Techniques to Achieve Higher LCMS Sensitivity" by Robert Jay Classon, Christopher Gilles, Rachel Lieberman, William Hedgepeth and David Colquhoun

"Reefer Labness: A Closer Look at Medical Marijuana Testing" by Scott Kuzdzal

Poster Sessions

Shimadzu will host multiple poster presentations covering a variety of analytical techniques, including GC-MS/MS, FTIR, LC-MS, and UHPLC, for such topics as improving impurity analysis, marijuana screening for pesticides and simultaneous analysis of pharmaceutical ingredients. Posters include:

Ultra-High Speed Analysis of USP Methods Conforming to the New USP General Chapter 621 Allowed Limits

Short Chain Fatty Acid Headspace Analysis for GC Using In-Vial Alcohol Esterification

Improving Impurity Analysis in Photodiode Array Detection

Simultaneous Analysis of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients and Their Counter-Ions Using a Mixed-Mode Column

Screening for Pesticides in Medical Marijuana Using Triple-Quadrupole GC-MS/MS

Simultaneous Analysis of Water- and Fat-Soluble Vitamins in Beverages Using an ODS-Modified and Metal-Doped Column

FTIR-ATR Characterization of Commercial Honey Samples and Their Adulteration with Sugar Syrups Using Chemometric Analysis

Examination of Dietary Supplements for PDE-5 Inhibitor Adulteration by PLM and FTIR Microscopy

Analyzing Chemical Composition of Rigid Polyurethane Foams Using FTIR Microscopy

Analysis of Polysorbate 80 in Protein Formulations Using 2D LCMS

Analysis of Amphetamine Using GC-MS/MS and Customized Reporting Formats for Forensic Laboratories

For more information on Shimadzu's products, presentations and poster sessions, or to arrange an interview with a Shimadzu representative at Pittcon, contact Scott Clark at [email protected] or 610-269-2100, ext. 225.

About Shimadzu Scientific Instruments Inc.

Shimadzu Scientific Instruments (SSI) is the American subsidiary of Shimadzu Corp., headquartered in Kyoto, Japan. Founded in 1875, Shimadzu is a $3 billion multinational corporation with three major divisions: Medical Diagnostics, Aerospace/Industrial and Analytical Instruments. In the United States, SSI has a network of more than 50 locations providing local and regional sales, service and technical support. Visit for more information.

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