Determination of the migration of primary aromatic amines from polyamide kitchenware using UPLC-MS/MS

Last updated on 22-8-2019 by Anonymous (not verified)

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In recent years, the use of plastic utensils, such as turners, whisks and spoons for cooking and frying has increased because they are cheap, unbreakable, resistant to high temperature and do not scratch other surfaces. Most of these materials are made of polyamide which could incorporate synthetic organic colorants such as azodyes. Since primary aromatic amines (PAAs) are the starting substances of these azodyes, they could be present in the kitchen utensil as an impurity or as a breakdown product. Due to the potential risk of primary aromatic amines to consumer health, the use of these ch…

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