DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2012.03.006
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Franz Zirena Vilca, Maria Emilene Corrreia-Oliveira, Rafael Marques Pereira Leal, Sergio Henrique Monteiro, Odimar Zanuzo Zanardi, Luís Carlos Marchini, Valdermar Luiz Tornisielo

Abstract: Honey is an important food widely used by people around the world. It can contain agrochemical residues as a result of the use of these products in agriculture. QuEChERS method was used for the determination of seven pesticide residues (chlorothalonil, heptachlor, captan, α-endosulfan, β-endosulfan, endosulfan sulfate and dieldrin) in 25 Brazilian honey samples from different regions. Extraction was carried out through the use of 1% acetic acid-ethyl acetate solvent with MgSO 4 and CH 3 COONa, followed by dSPE…

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