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One Bad Apple could contain the toxin Patulin!

Verification of the mycotoxin patulin from apple juice with isocratic HPLC

Application Note

The deleterious and mutagenic mould fungus product patulin can frame during wrong cidermaking process of fruits like apple. The permitted daily exposure for patulin, was declared as 0.4 μg/kg body weight, by the scientific committee for foodstuffs of the European commission. [1] The specified determination routines have to be performed with HPLC according to official guidelines. Here, a fast protocol for the determination of Patulin from apple juice with AZURA® HPLC plus and a Eurospher II column is described.

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Posted in HPLC in Food Quality Control, HPLC Systems