Mass Spectrometry @ University College Cork (UCC) ABCRF

Institution University College Cork (UCC) ABCRF
County Cork
Technique Category Spectrometry
Technique Mass Spectrometry

Basic Capabilities

Characterisation by mass spectrometry of compounds within the mass ranges of 50-2000 Da


Equipment Make Waters
Equipment Model Quattro Micro triple quadrupole LCMS


Advantage of Technique/Equipment Very sensitive method of detection, allows for identification of low levels of components via low resolution measurements and fragmentation studies
Limitations of Technique/Equipment Sample preparation and concentration may affect the results

Other Details

Containment Risk assessment completed with each sample
Turnaround Time Sample Dependent
Report yes
Interpretation yes
Data on Analyst Experienced staff member/technician
Indicative Price Price Available on Request

Industry Recommendation


Dr. Florence McCarthy

Quality & Systems Supports

Quality Management System in Place


Good Manufacturing Practice Status


Preventative Maintenance

Instrument set-up, calibration and concentration dependency tests performed monthly



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