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Southwest Region, Kansas City District
Total Diet and Pesticide Research Center

11630 W. 80th Street
Lenexa, KS  66214-3340

Background Mission Facilities/ Resources Areas of Expertise Research Projects Staff

Research Projects: FY 1999

Current Research
Method Development

Glyphosate Herbicide
Ron Luchtefeld - Contact Info
Optimize an extraction procedure and a solid phase extraction cleanup for HPLC determination of glyphosate and its metabolite

Quantitation and Confirmation of Organo-Nitrogen Pesticide Residues in Non-fatty Foods Using Ion Trap GC MS/MS With a Large Volume Injector
Marvin Hopper - Contact Info
Paul Smith - Contact Info
Optimize a Varian Saturn ion trap GC-MS/MS with a 1078 split/splitless large volume programmable injector to quantitate and confirm organo-nitrogen pesticide residues in non-fatty samples.

Automated Determination of Carbamate Pesticides
Ron Luchtefeld - Contact Info
Bob Levine - Contact Info
Investigate literature procedure for solid phase extraction cleanup of carbamates and develop automated method to replace the liquid-liquid partitioning cleanup used by Total Diet Study.

Extraction of Pesticide Residues from Fats Using a Supercritical and/or Subcritical Binary Gas Mixture
Marvin Hopper - Contact Info
Develop an alternative extraction and clean-up procedure using a freon gas or a binary gas mixture in the supercritical and/or subcritical state which is comparable to the current Total Diet Study extraction and gel permeation clean-up procedure.

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