Agilent Creates Training Program for Melamine Analysis in China

Agilent Technologies (Santa Clara, California) has created a specialized training program to address the current melamine crisis in China.

Agilent Technologies (Santa Clara, California) has created a specialized training program to address the current melamine crisis in China. According to the company, the program will be available in October and is part of a multifaceted education program for customers in China. The four-day training program will cover melamine-testing methods using new, specialized sample preparation components on GC–MS, LC, and LC–MS-MS instruments. Melamine can be added to food products to create a false increase in protein content. It has been blamed for kidney stone formation and kidney failure throughout China.