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Restek Advantage: Chromatography Resources, Education, and Solutions

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The Restek Advantage gives you quick access to our valuable technical resources: videos, literature, blogs, chromatograms, and even a calendar of events we will be attending next. Connect with our latest publications  here or jump over to our libraries to explore everything we have to offer you and your lab.


Browse our quick-hitting videos to guide you through troubleshooting, selecting the right products, generating better data, and more.

Learn How to Analyze Extended List of PFAS Including Ultrashort-Chain (C2-C3) PFAS

LC-MS/MS methods for the analysis of short-chain (C4, C5) and long-chain (>C5) per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) have been well developed based on reversed-phase (RP)...


When and Why to Use an Electronic Flowmeter

Flowmeters are often seen as essential tools for gas chromatography labs. But, since modern GC instruments feature advanced pressure controls, valves, and built-in flow measure...

Restek Tips

What Do You Do with a New LC Column?

Before you can use a new LC column to perform analyses, there are a few important steps you need to do to prepare it for its new life in your lab. In this Restek Tip video, we ...

Restek Tips

Food Packaging Testing: The Importance of Monitoring for PFAS

Poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a large heterogeneous group of chemicals consisting of several hundred different structures. In this webinar, the featured speake...


Technical Literature

Access decades of chromatography knowledge: application notes, technical articles, featured applications, third-party publications, and more.

Expanding Capabilities in Multi-Residue Pesticide Analysis Using the LCMS-8060

This application note describes the use of a Restek Raptor Biphenyl LC column and the expanded capability of Shimadzu's LCMS-8060 to help accelerate method development workflow...

Articles | Third-Party Publications

Analysis of Furan and Alkylfurans in Food Commodities by SPME Arrow GC-MS

Food safety labs can significantly improve productivity by using SPME Arrow to test diverse sample types containing furan and alkylfurans at different levels compared to using ...

Articles | Application Notes

Restek Product Listing: Air & Gas Sampling Products

Conveniently browse Restek’s full offering of Air & Gas Sampling Products in this convenient, downloadable PDF. Click on cat.# links to quickly access more information on these...

Brochures & Sales Sheets | Product Listings

Restek Product Listing: GC Accessories & Labware

Conveniently browse Restek’s full offering of GC Accessories & Labware Products in this convenient, downloadable PDF. Click on cat.# links to quickly access more information on...

Brochures & Sales Sheets | Product Listings


Topical and timely insights from top chromatographers

When should I use LC Passivation Solution

As more analyses are being done for polar compounds, analysts are increasingly seeing the need to passivate their LC systems and columns for their analysis. We sell passivation...

23 September 2022
Nancy Schwartz

PFAS Interference or Contamination?

PFAS contaminants are everywhere in the world and, what is more concerning, in everyone. Recently, I came across an article describing the extent of the problem and that PFAS c...

15 September 2022
Gary Oden & Mike Chang

Analysis of Furan and Alkylfurans in Food Samples (Part 3): Adjusting the Experimental Conditions for the Analysis of Samples with High Concentrations of Analytes and Preparing Calibration Curves

In our previous blog post, we discussed the selection of several experimental conditions for the analysis of furan and alkylfurans in baby formula. Unfortunately, these experim...

1 September 2022
Nathaly Reyes-Garcés, PhD

ASTM D3606: Capillary options

The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) provides standardized methods for the testing of a wide variety of materials. The method for determining benzene and tolue...

30 August 2022
Erica Pack, PhD (she/her)

Events Calendar

Whether virtual or in person, we look forward to meeting with you, sharing our latest innovations, and answering any questions you may have about Restek products and services!

Dioxin 2022

9 - 14 October 2022
New Orleans, LA, U.S.

Gulf Coast Conference 2022

11 - 12 October 2022
Galveston, TX, U.S.

ociety of Forensic Toxicologists 2022 (SOFT)

30 October - 4 November 2022
Cleveland, OH, U.S.

Lab Innovations 2022

2 - 3 November 2022
Birmingham, UK