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Are You Looking to Analyze Acrylamide in Potato Chips or Coffee – Biotage Has the Answer

06 April 2017

A recent report reveals dangerous acrylamide levels in nearly one out of five tested crisps in the UK, according to Biotage has developed two applications for acrylamide level testing. 


AN796: This application note describes a Supported Liquid Extraction (SLE) protocol for the extraction of acrylamide from coffee using ISOLUTE® SLE+ columns with LC-MS/MS detection. 

AN797: The method described in this application note achieves high recoveries of acrylamide in fried potato chips (crisps). The method is sensitive enough to measure levels as low as 10 ppb in a popular brand and flavor and has also been tested in flavored varieties that were both machine and hand fried.

Download the full Application Notes below.

ISOLUTE SLE+ products provide clean, rapid, robust and efficient extraction solutions for a wide range of analytes.

Acrylamide is a potential carcinogen and is regulated in most countries. The FDA has issued guidelines for industries to reduce levels of acrylamide in foods.

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