Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches New Triple Quadrupole GC-MS System at ACHEMA 2012

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  • Published: Jun 22, 2012
  • Source: Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Suppliers: Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • Channels: Gas Chromatography / Base Peak

Frankfurt, Germany. June 18, 2012.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, is featuring its new high-performance Thermo Scientific TSQ 8000 triple quadrupole GC-MS system at ACHEMA 2012. This reliable, easy-to-use system enables faster, more precise, more accurate analyses, saving time and reducing laboratory costs. It is designed for routine applications including the identification of food and environmental contaminants and trace compound quantitation or confirmation in forensic toxicology and sports doping laboratories. The TSQ 8000 system is being showcased within Thermo Scientific booth B7, hall 4.2 during ACHEMA 2012, being held from June 18–22 in Frankfurt.

The TSQ 8000 GC-MS/MS system is designed to make it easier than ever to realize the analytical advantages of the GC-triple quadrupole methodology. The higher performance provided by the system enables analysts to view their target compounds at lower concentration levels, making new analyses possible and increasing confidence in results. By reducing errors and removing the need for repeat injections of the same sample, the new instrument also reduces costs and saves time in the laboratory. In addition, the greater selectivity of the instrument enables the analysis of more complex matrices, reducing the need for sample preparation and improving turnaround times and throughput.

The TSQ 8000 GC-MS system features state-of-the-art software for rapid and easy set-up and use, even for non-experts. The new system revolutionizes MS/MS method development with AutoSRM, a new program that automates much of the tedious work needed to create and optimize SRM transitions. Whether the starting point is a full-scan or SIM method, or the user is starting from scratch, AutoSRM guides analysts to fully optimized SRM transitions, making triple quadrupole technology more accessible than ever. 

The TSQ 8000 system is also compatible with Thermo Scientific TraceFinder software, which can be used by other GC-MS and LC-MS systems and makes routine quantitation and targeted screening simple, fast and productive.

“The TSQ 8000 GC-MS/MS offers next-generation performance and reliability that can help food safety, environmental and forensic toxicology laboratories address current and future regulatory requirements,” said Jason Cole, GC-triple quadrupole product manager at Thermo Fisher. “Despite its powerful features and intuitive software, the instrument is easy to set-up and provides current single quadrupole GC-MS users with immediate time- and cost-saving benefits.”

For more information about the new Thermo Scientific TSQ 8000 system, please visit Thermo Scientific booth  B7 in hall 4.2 at ACHEMA 2012. Alternatively, please call +1 866-463-6522, email analyze@thermofisher.com or visit www.thermoscientific.com/tsq8000.

For access to all Thermo Fisher news and product photos related to ACHEMA 2012, please visit the online media room at http://news.thermofisher.com.

About Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. With revenues of $12 billion, we have approximately 39,000 employees and serve customers within pharmaceutical and biotech companies, hospitals and clinical diagnostic labs, universities, research institutions and government agencies, as well as in environmental and process control industries. We create value for our key stakeholders through three premier brands, Thermo Scientific, Fisher Scientific and Unity™ Lab Services, which offer a unique combination of innovative technologies, convenient purchasing options and a single solution for laboratory operations management. Our products and services help our customers solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Visit http://www.thermofisher.com.

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