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PhytoChemia Acta

Tag: Chromatogram

The Mystery of the Unknown Compounds in Your Essential oils Analysis Reports.

13 December 2019

Corine Lormel, Ph.D. Some customers are surprised when they see a compound named ‘’Unknown’’ in the listing of their essential oils analysis reports. Why do the chemists keep them in all the reports? Are just unidentified compounds? Why the chemists don’t try to identify them? In this paper, we will try to understand what is […]

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100% identification?

26 January 2019

Popularization – Alexis St-Gelais, M. Sc., chimiste Analysis reports for essential oils profiles most often report some total of the compounds identifications. In our reports, as in scientific literature, the total almost never makes it to 100%. However, many other testing laboratories consistently report that they identified 100% of their oils in routine. How is […]

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