Cosmetics characterisation

DOCUMENT: Application | Ref: 203-821-283Download
Category: Aroma Flavour Fragrance, Separation Science Mass Spectrometry, TOF Mass Spectrometry

Cosmetic Products Analysis by Pyrolysis-Comprehensive Two-Dimensional Gas Chromatography with Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry Detection (Py-GCxGC-TOFMS)

Using GCxGC-TOFMS technology allowed the finding of more than 500 peaks in each of the three analyzed mascara samples. Using a mass spectrometer as the detector of choice gave the ability to display only selected masses in the two-dimensional chromatogram. This feature, combined with the characteristic chemical class pattern obtained from GCxGC systems, enabled easier visual comparison of the three samples. Results obtained show great potential for the application of this technique (Pyrolysis-GCxGC-TOFMS) in the analysis of samples from the cosmetic industry.