The most important factor that influences accurate and consistent HPLC results is quality of the packing material. AGC has been producing the highest quality spherical silica gels for decades with our proprietary process under the brand name M.S. GEL. They offer the following benefits for both separation and purification: High purity Perfect spherical shape Uniform […]
Silica gel is one of the most versatile and effective agents used in chromatography today, making it also one of the most popular. It is a polar absorbent with slight acidity, enabling it to absorb basic contents in a material that needs separation during chromatography, while also remaining neutral and maintaining its own structure throughout […]
Chemical separation is used to isolate components of a substance for analysis, reclamation or purification. Separation methods include dialysis, electrolysis, filtration, evaporation, distillation and chromatography.
In May 2019, the Journal of the American Medical Association published a study conducted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration which raised concerns about chemicals, like oxybenzone, avobenzone and octocrylene, in sunscreens. According to the study, these chemicals, which block harmful UV rays, are absorbed by the human body at higher rates than the […]
Silica is a mineral that has continued to grow in popularity for use in cosmetics and personal care products. The Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015 is still challenging formulators to find alternatives for plastic microbeads used in cosmetic and personal care products. Silica is an attractive replacement because it is safe, multifunctional, and consistent in […]