Posts Tagged ‘storage’

Do reverse phase HPLC columns really need conditioning?

  Well, it’s partly a matter of semantics sometimes, but there is usually nothing drastic that you need to do to get your HPLC column going if it is new.  There is no baking at high temperatures involved like you might do for GC or that sort of thing. You do, however, need to equilibrate […]

Extending the expiration date on a reference standard

Restek occasionally receives requests from customers on extending the expiration date on their certified reference material or standards that we manufacture. The short answer to this question is no, Restek conducts real-time stability studies and accelerated stress tests to establish reliable expiration dates. Use beyond the identified expiration date is neither recommended nor guaranteed. While […]