Compounds that have the ability to inhibit microbial growth are often added to food and beverage products to prolong shelf life. Preservatives are considered additives, and are typically regulated. Therefore, their identifications and concentrations must be determined.

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Determination of Additives in Beverages Using Ascentis Express Columns
Rapid Analysis of Caffeinated Energy Drinks by HPLC on Ascentis Express