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Note Number: 20090313

Reducing Acetonitrile Usage Using the LaChromUltra® Liquid Chromatography System for Analysis of Fatty Acids

Due to the recent high cost and low supply of acetonitrile on a global level, alternative strategies have been sought to reduce the need for acetonitrile. Hitachi’s LaChromUltra U-HPLC system decreases overall dead volume in the pump, autosampler, and detector flow cell, while speeding up analysis time and slowing the flow rate simultaneously, leading to up to 80% reduction in solvent use.