Furan is listed as a possible human carcinogen, yet it is produced in many thermally processed foods via diverse mechanisms. This means that furan formation is highly matrix-dependent. Furan often continues to form during product storage.
Conventional methods for furan analysis are confounded by sample preparation procedures, which generate additional furan as the sample is incubated…
Enter SIFT-MS, with simple, direct, and sensitive headspace analysis at room temperature, enabling you to analyze your food products more comprehensively AND more efficiently than ever before.
For more information on furan analysis using SIFT-MS, you can access the ground-breaking research by Doctors Huang and Barringer here.