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Supel QuE

PSA/ENVI-Carb Tube 2, pk of 50, suitable for EN 15662:2008 per BS, centrifuge tube volume 15 mL , Shaker Compatible



polypropylene tube

Quality Level


suitable for BS EN 15662:2008

product line



Magnesium Sulfate, 900 mg
Supelclean ENVI-Carb, 45 mg (Cat. No. 57210-U)
Supelclean PSA, 150 mg (Cat. No. 52738-U)


pk of 50


QuEChERS: suitable

centrifuge tube volume

15 mL , Shaker Compatible

matrix active group

PSA phase
carbon phase


food and beverages

separation technique

reversed phase

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General description

Dispersive SPE (dSPE), often referred to as the "QuEChERS" method (Quick, Easy, Cheap, Effective, Rugged, and Safe), is modern sample prep technique that is becoming increasingly popular in the area of multi-residue pesticide analysis in food and agricultural products.

Using the QuEChERS method, food/agricultural samples are first extracted with an aqueous miscible solvent (e.g., acetonitrile) in the presence of high amounts of salts (e.g., sodium chloride and magnesium sulfate) and/or buffering agents (e.g. citrate) to induce liquid phase separation and stabilize acid and base labile pesticides, respectively. Upon shaking and centrifugation, an aliquot of the organic phase is subjected to further cleanup using SPE. Unlike traditional methods using SPE tubes, in dispersive SPE, cleanup is facilitated by mixing bulk amounts of SPE (e.g., Supelclean PSA, ENVI-Carb, and/or Discovery DSC-18) with the extract. After sample cleanup, the mixture is centrifuged and the resulting supernatant can either be analyzed directly or can be subjected to minor further treatment before analysis.

Supelco carries a line of vials and centrifuge tubes containing pre-determined amounts of salts and SPE sorbents to support the most common method configurations used today.


50 ea


Compatible with most QuEChERS shakers.


Suitable for food/agricultural samples with higher levels of chlorophyll and carotinoides (e.g., red sweet pepper, spinach, lamb′s lettuce, ruccolla, etc.). Ideal for clean up of 6 mL extract after initial food extraction and phase partitioning.

Legal Information

Supel is a trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC
Supelclean is a trademark of Sigma-Aldrich Co. LLC

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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