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Analysis of thermally labile pesticides by on-column injection gas chromatography in fruit and vegetables

ES. Uclés, E. Hakme, C. Ferrer and A. R. Fernández-Alba

Agrifood Campus of International Excellence (CeiA3), Department of Chemistry and Physics, European Union Reference Laboratory for Pesticide Residues in Fruits and Vegetables, University of Almería, 04120 Almería, Spain

Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (2018) 410:6861–6871
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Further improvements in pesticide residue analysis in food by applying gas chromatography triple quadrupole mass spectrometry (GC-QqQ-MS/MS) technologies 

E. Hakme, A. Lozano, S. Uclés and A. R. Fernández-Alba

Agrifood Campus of International Excellence (CeiA3), Department of Chemistry and Physics, European Union Reference Laboratory for Pesticide Residues in Fruits and Vegetables, University of Almería, 04120 Almería, Spain

Anal Bioanal Chem (2018) 410:5491–5506 
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Coupling Ion Chromatography to Q-Orbitrap for the Fast and Robust Analysis of Anionic Pesticides in Fruits and Vegetables.

L. Rajski, F.J. Díaz Galiano, V. Cutillas, A.R. Fernández-Alba

Agrifood Campus of International Excellence (CeiA3), Department of Chemistry and Physics, European Union Reference Laboratory for Pesticide Residues in Fruits and Vegetables, University of Almería, 04120 Almería, Spain

JOURNAL OF AOAC INTERNATIONAL VOL. 101, NO. 2, 2018
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Pesticide Residue Analysis in Fruit- and Vegetable-Based Baby Foods Using GC-Orbitrap MS.

A. Lozano, S. Uclés, A. Uclés, C. Ferrer, A.R. Fernández-Alba

Agrifood Campus of International Excellence (CeiA3), Department of Chemistry and Physics, Pesticide Residue Research Group, University of Almería, 04120 Almería, Spain

JOURNAL OF AOAC INTERNATIONAL VOL. 101, NO. 2, 2018
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Simultaneous combination of MS2 workflows for pesticide multiresidue analysis with LC-QOrbitrap.

L. Rajski, M.M. Gómez-Ramos, A.R. Fernández-Alba

Agrifood Campus of International Excellence (CeiA3), Department of Chemistry and Physics, Pesticide Residue Research Group, University of Almería, 04120 Almería, Spain

Anal. Methods, 2017, 9, 2256-2264
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Further improvements in pesticide residue analysis in food by applying gas chromatography triple quadrupole mass spectrometry (GC-QqQ-MS/MS) technologies.

E. Hakme, A. Lozano, S. Uclés & A.R. Fernández-Alba

Agrifood Campus of International Excellence (CeiA3), Department of Chemistry and Physics, Pesticide Residue Research Group, University of Almería, 04120 Almería, Spain

Anal Bioanal Chem 2017. Print ISSN 1618-2642, pp 1–16
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European Union proficiency tests for pesticide residues in fruit and vegetables from 2009 to 2016: Overview of the results and main achievements.

C. Ferrera,b, A. Lozanoa,b, S. Uclésa,b, A. Valverdea & A.R. Fernández-Albaa,b.

aAgrifood Campus of International Excellence (CeiA3), Department of Chemistry and Physics, Pesticide Residue Research Group, University of Almería, 04120 Almería, Spain

bEuropean Union Reference Laboratory for Pesticide Residues in Fruits and Vegetables, University of Almería, 04120 Almería, Spain

Food Control. Volume 82, December 2017, Pages 101-113
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Matrix interference evaluation employing GC and LC coupled to triple quadrupole tandem mass spectrometry.

S. Uclésa, A. Lozanoa, A. Sosab, P. Parrilla Vázqueza, A. Valverdea & A.R. Fernández-Albaa.

aAgrifood Campus of International Excellence (CeiA3), Department of Chemistry and Physics, University of Almería, European Union Reference Laboratory for Pesticide Residues in Fruit and Vegetables, 04120 Almería, Spain

bNational Agricultural Technology Institute (INTA), Concordia Agricultural Experimental Station, Argentina

Talanta. Volume 174, 1 November 2017, Pages 72-81
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Shifting the paradigm in gas chromatography mass spectrometry pesticide analysis using high resolution accurate mass spectrometry.

S. Uclés, A. Uclés, A. Lozano, M.J. Martínez Bueno & A.R. Fernández-Alba.

European Union Reference Laboratory for Pesticide Residues in Fruit & Vegetables (EURL-FV), University of Almeria, Spain

Journal of Chromatography A, Volume 1501, 9 June 2017, Pages 107-116
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Evaluation of MS2 workflows in LC-Q-Orbitrap for pesticide multi-residue methods in fruits and vegetables.

Ł. Rajski, M.M. Gómez Ramos, A. R. Fernández-Alba.

European Union Reference Laboratory for Pesticide Residues in Fruit & Vegetables (EURL-FV), University of Almeria, Spain

Anal Bioanal - 2017 Sep. 409(23):5389-5400

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Large multiresidue analysis of pesticides in edible vegetable oils by using efficient solid-phase extraction sorbents based on quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged and safe methodology followed by gas chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry.

P. Parrilla Vázquez, E. Hakme, S. Uclés, V. Cutillas, M. Martínez Galera, A.R. Mughari, A. R. Fernández-Albández-Alba.

European Union Reference Laboratory for Pesticide Residues in Fruit & Vegetables (EURL-FV), University of Almeria, Agrifood Campus of InternationalExcellence (ceiA3), Almeria, Spain

Journal of Chromatography A, 1463 (2016) 20-31

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Determination of pesticides in edible oils by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry employing newgeneration materials for dispersive solid phase extraction clean-up.

J.V. Diasa, V. Cutillasb, A. Lozanob, I.R. Pizzuttia, A. R. Fernández-Albández-Alba.

aFederal University of Santa Maria (UFSM), Chemistry Department, Center of Research and Analysis of Residues and Contaminants (CEPARC), 97105-900,Santa Maria, RS, Brazil

bEuropean Union Reference Laboratory for Pesticide Residues in Fruit & Vegetables (EURL-FV), University of Almeria, Agrifood Campus of InternationalExcellence (ceiA3), Almeria, Spain

Journal of Chromatography A, 1462 (2016) 8–18

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The evaluation of matrix effects in pesticide multiresidue methods via matrix fingerprinting using liquid chromatography electrospray high resolution mass spectrometry.

M.M. Gómez-Ramos, Ł. Rajski, A. Lozano, A. R. Fernández-Albández-Alba.
2016, Analytical Methods 8, p: 4664-4673 

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Miniaturisation and optimisation of the Dutch mini-Luke extraction method for implementation in the routine multi-residue analysis of pesticides in fruits and vegetables.

A. Lozano, B. Kiedrowska, J. Scholten, M. De Kroon, A. De Kok, A.R. Fernández-Alba.
2016, Food Chemistry Volume 192, 27 July 2016, Article number 17861, p: 668-681 

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Application of zirconium dioxide nanoparticle sorbent for the clean-up step in post-harvest pesticide residue analysis.

A. Uclés, S. Herrera López, M. Dolores Hernando, R. Rosal, C. Ferrer, A.R. Fernández-Alba.
2015, Talanta Volume 144, 10 June 2015, Pages 51-61 

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Accurate determination of selected pesticides in soya beans by liquid chromatography coupled to isotope dilution mass spectrometry.

J.F. Huertas Pérez, B. Sejerøe-Olsen, A.R. Fernández Alba, H. Schimmel, M. Dabrio.
2015, Talanta Volume 137, 15 May 2015, Article number 15348, p: 120-129 

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Laboratory Triple-A rating: A new approach to evaluate performance-underperformance of laboratories participating in EU proficiency tests for multi-residue analysis of pesticides in fruits and vegetables.

A. Valverde, A.R. Fernández-Alba, C. Ferrer, A. Aguilera.
Food Control Volume 63, May 01, 2016, p: 255-258 

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Analysis of pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables using gas chromatography-high resolution time-of-flight mass spectrometry.

Noelia Belmonte Valles, Samanta Uclés, Natalia Besil, Milagros Mezcua and Amadeo R. Fernández-Alba.
2015, Anal. Methods, 7, p: 2162

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Identification in residue analysis based on liquid chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry: Experimental evidence to update performance criteria.

H.G.J. Mol, P. Zomer, M. García López, R.J. Fussell, J. Scholten, A. de Kok, A. Wolheim, M. Anastassiades, A. Lozano, A.R. Fernandez Alba.R. Fernandez Alba.
Article Coordinated by RIKILT - Wageningen UR.
2015 Analytica Chimica Acta Volume 873, May 2015, p: 1-13

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Negative chemical ionization gas chromatography coupled to hybrid quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry and automated accurate mass data processing for determination of pesticides in fruit and vegetables.

N. Besil, S. Uclés, M. Mézcua, H. Heinzen, A.R. Fernández-Alba.
2015, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, Feb. 2015, p:17

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Microflow liquid chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry-an approach to significantly increase sensitivity, decrease matrix effects, and reduce organic solvent usage in pesticide residue analysis.

A. Uclés Moreno, S. Herrera López, B. Reichert, A. Lozano Fernández, M.D. Hernando Guil, A.R. Fernández-Alba.
2015, Analytical Chemistry Volume 87, Issue 2, 20, p: 1018-1025

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Large pesticide multiresidue screening method by liquid chromatography-Orbitrap mass spectrometry in full scan modeapplied to fruit and vegetables.

Łukasz Rajski, María del Mar Gómez-Ramos, Amadeo R. Fernández-Alba.
2014, Journal of Chromatography A, 1360, p:119 - 127

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Validation of a multiclass multiresidue method and monitoring results for 210 pesticides in fruits and vegetables by gas chromatography-triple quadrupole mass spectrometry.

Samanta Uclés, Noelia Belmonte, Milagros Mezcua, Ana B. Martínez, M. Jesus Martinez-Bueno, Miguel Gamón, Amadeo R. Fernández-Alba.
2014, Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B, 49, p:557–568

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Evaluation of zirconium dioxide-based sorbents to decrease the matrix effect in avocado and almond multiresidue pesticide analysis followed by gas chromatography tandem mass spectrometry.

Ana Lozano, Łukasz Rajski, Samanta Uclés, Noelia Belmonte-Valles, Milagros Mezcua, Amadeo R. Fernández-Alba.
2014, Talanta. Volume 118, p:68-83

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Determination of pesticide residues in high oil vegetal commodities by using various multi-residue methods and clean-ups followed by liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry.

Łukasz Rajski, Ana Lozano, Ana Uclés, Carmen Ferrer, Amadeo R. Fernández-Alba.
2013, Journal of Chromatography A, 1304, p:109– 120

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Liquid chromatography-high-resolution mass spectrometry for pesticide residue analysis in fruit and vegetables: Screening and quantitative studies.

M.M. Gómez-Ramos, C. Ferrer, O. Malato, A. Agüera, A.R. Fernández-Alba.
2013, Journal of Chromatography A, 1287, 24-37

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Comparison of three multiresidue methods to analyse pesticides in green tea with liquid and gas chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry

Łukasz Rajski, Ana Lozano, Noelia Belmonte-Valles, Ana Uclés, Samanta Uclés, Milagros Mezcua and Amadeo R. Fernandez-Alba.
2013, Analyst, 138, p: 921-931

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Pesticide analysis in teas and chamomile by liquid chromatography and gas chromatography tandem mass spectrometry using a modified QuEChERS method: Validation and pilot survey in real samples

Ana Lozano, Łukasz Rajskia, Noelia Belmonte-Valles, Ana Uclés, Samanta Uclés, Milagros Mezcua, Amadeo R. Fernández-Alba.
2012, Journal of Chromatography A, 1268, p:109-122

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A sensitive and selective method for the determination of selected pesticides in fruit by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry with negative chemical ionization

N. Belmonte Valles, M. Retamal, M. Mezcua, A. R. Fernandez-Alba.
2012, Journal of Chromatography A, 1264, p: 110-116

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Qualitative aspects and validation of a screening method for pesticides in vegetables and fruits based on liquid chromatography coupled to full scan high resolution (Orbitrap) mass spectrometry*

*Article of interest from RIKILT Institute of Food Safety

Hans G. J. Mol & Paul Zomer & Maarten de Koning.
2012, Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 403 (10) , p: 2891-2908

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Determination of chlorothalonil in difficult-to-analyse vegetable matrices using various multiresidue methods

N. Belmonte Valles, M. Retamal, M. A. Martınez-Uroz, M. Mezcua, A. R. Fernandez-Alba and A. de Kok.
2012, Analyst, 137, pp: 2513-2520

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Inclusion of 1-naphthylacetic acid and 2-(1-naphthyl)acetamide into three typical multiresidue methods for LC/MS/MS analysis of tomatoes and zucchini.

A. Lozano, A. Pérez-Parada, H. Heinzen and A. R. Fernandez-Alba.
2012, Journal of AOAC International, 95 (5) , 1520-1527.

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Determination of selected pesticides by GC with simultaneous detection by MS (NCI)and μ-ECD in fruit and vegetable matrices

M. A. Martínez-Uroz, M. Mezcua, N. Belmonte Valles, A. R. Fernández-Alba.
2012, Anal Bioanal Chem 402, pp: 1365-1372

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Determination of nicotine in mushrooms by various GC/MS- and LC/MS-based methods

A. Lozano, M. A. Martínez-Uroz, M. J. Gómez-Ramos, M. M. Gómez-Ramos, M. Mezcua & A. R. Fernández-Alba.
2012, Anal Bioanal Chem 402, pp: 935-943

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Evaluation of Relevant Time-of-Flight-MS Parameters Used in HPLC/MS Full-Scan Screening Methods for Pesticide Residues

Milagros Mezcua, Octavio Malato, Maria Angeles Martinez-Uroz, Ana Lozano, Ana Agüera and Amadeo R. Fernández-Alba.
2011, Journal of AOAC International Vol. 94, No. 6, p: 1674-1684

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Benefits and pitfalls of the application of screening methods for the analysis of pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables

O. Malato, A. Lozano, M. Mezcua, A. Agüera, A. R. Fernandez-Alba.
2011, Journal of Chromatography A, 1218, p: 7615-7626

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Overcoming matrix effects using the dilution approach in multiresidue methods for fruits and vegetables

C. Ferrer, A. Lozano, A. Agüera, A. Jiménez Girón, A.R. Fernández-Alba.

2011, Journal of Chromatography A, 1218, p: 7634-7639

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Pesticide residue analysis of fruit juices by LC-MS/MS direct injection. One year pilot survey

C. Ferrer, M.J. Martínez-Bueno, A. Lozano, A.R. Fernández-Alba.

2011, Talanta. Volume 83, Issue 5, 15, p: 1552-1561

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Comparative Study of the Main Top-down Approaches for the Estimation of Measurement Uncertainty in Multiresidue Analysis of Pesticides in Fruits and Vegetables

P. Medina Pastor, A. Valverde, T. Pihlström, S. Masselter, M. Gamón, M. Mezcua, C. Rodríguez Torreblanca, A. R. Fernández-Alba.

2011, J. Agric. Food Chem. 59 (14), p: 7609-7619

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Method Development and Validation for Determination of Thiosultap Sodium, Thiocyclam, and Nereistoxin in Pepper Matrix

Ferrer, C., Mezcua M., Martínez-Uroz M. A., Pareja L., Lozano A., Fernández-Alba A.R.

2010, Anal Bioanal Chem 398, p:2299-2306

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Laboratory assessment by combined zscore values in proficiency tests: experience gained through the European UnionProficiency tests for pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables

P. Medina-Pastor & M. Mezcua & C. Rodríguez-Torreblanca & A. R. Fernández-Alba.

2010, Anal Bioanal Chem 397, p:3061-3070

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Efficiency Evaluation of the Main Multiresidue Methods Used in Europe for the Analysis of Amitraz and its Major Metabolites

C.Ferrer, A. Agüera, M. Mezcua, M. Gamón, D. Mack, M. Anastasiades, A. R. Fernández-Alba.

2010, JOURNAL OF AOAC INTERNATIONAL VOL. 93, NO. 2

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Development and validation of a LC-MS/MS method for the simultaneous determination of aflatoxins, dyes and pesticides in spices

C. Ferrer Amate & H. Unterluggauer & R. J. Fischer & A. R. Fernández-Alba & S. Masselter.

2010, Anal Bioanal Chem 397, pp:93-107

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European Commission Proficiency Tests for pesticide residues in fruits and vegetables

P. Medina Pastor, C. Rodríguez-Torreblanca, A. Andersson, A. R. Fernández-Alba.

2010, Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 29, No. 1

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Simultaneous Screening and Target Analytical Approach by Gas Chromatography-Quadrupole-Mass Spectrometry for Pesticide Residues in Fruits and Vegetables

M. Mezcua, M.A. Martínez-Uroz, Philip L. Wylie, A.R. Fernández-Alba.

2009, JOURNAL OF AOAC INTERNATIONAL VOL. 92, NO. 6

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Accurate-Mass Databases for Comprehensive Screening of Pesticide Residues in Food by Fast Liquid Chromatography Time-of-Flight Mass
Spectrometry

Milagros Mezcua, Octavio Malato, Juan F. García-Reyes, Antonio Molina Díaz, Amadeo R. Fernández-Alba.

2009, Anal. Chem., 81, pp: 913-929

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Analyses of selected non-authorized insecticides in peppers by gas chromatography/mass spectrometry and gas chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry

Milagros Mezcua, Carmen Ferrer, Juan F. García-Reyes, María Jesús Martínez-Bueno, Mirna Sigrist and Amadeo R. Fernández-Alba.

2009, Food Chemistry 112 (1), pp. 221-225

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Determination of selected non-authorized insecticides in peppers by liquid chromatography time-of-flight mass spectrometry and tandem mass spectrometry

Milagros Mezcua, Carmen Ferrer, Juan F. García-Reyes, María Jesús Martínez-Bueno, Micaela Albarracín, María Claret, Amadeo R. Fernández-Alba.
2008, Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 22 (9), pp. 1384-1392

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Large-scale multi-residue methods for pesticides and their degradation products in food by advanced LC-MS

Amadeo R. Fernández-Alba, Juan F. García-Reyes.
2008, Trends in Analytical Chemistry, Vol. 27, No. 11 (973-990)

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Validation and uncertainty study of a comprehensive list of 160 pesticide residues
in multi-class vegetables by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry

B. Kmellár, P. Fodor, L. Pareja, C. Ferrer, M.A. Martínez-Uroz, A. Valverde, A.R. Fernandez-Alba.
2008, Journal of Chromatography A, 1215, pp: 37-50

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Large Scale Pesticide Multiresidue Methods in Food Combining Liquid Chromatography- Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry and Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Juan F. García-Reyes, M. Dolores Hernando, Carmen Ferrer, Antonio Molina-Daz, and Amadeo R. Fernández-Alba.
2007, Anal. Chem. 79, 7308-7323

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Octavio Malato: omalato@ual.es (+34) 950 214 423

Milagros Mezcua: mmezcua@ual.es (+34) 950 014 102

Carmen Ferrer: cferrer@ual.es (+34) 950 014 102

 

Published 11-12-2008, 11:16:27

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