IFSTL 2015 Methods of Detemrination of Pesticide Residues

 Methods of Determination for Pesticide Residues and
Introduction to ISO 17025
October 19-28th 2015
University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
Course Description
The International Food Safety Training Laboratory (IFSTL) is hosting an 8day training course focused on methods of pesticide residue analysis from
October 19-28th, 2015.
What You Will Cover
- Regulations in place in the United States regarding pesticide residues
in fresh fruits and produce
- The FDA compliance program
- Theoretical and hands-on practice of FDA fit-for-purpose
- Method development for the techniques of gas chromatography, liquid
chromatography and mass spectrometry (including tandem mass
- Requirements for accreditation to ISO 17025:2005
How You Will Benefit
- Perform sample preparation using validated QuEChERS method
- Develop hands-on practice of pesticide detection using gas chromatography (GC), liquid chromatography (LC),
and tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) using validated methods
- Understand the concepts of action levels, compliance, and the role of the FDA in the control of imported foods
- Analyze and appraise data to meet FDA requirements
- Integrate compliance methods with regulation.
Seeking Laboratory Accreditation?:
- One full day of the workshop is taught by A2LA
- Learn the steps necessary to gain formal recognition of technical competence in your laboratory
- Increase confidence in testing and calibration data by fulfilling accreditation criteria
This workshop includes lectures from subject matter
guest speakers. This workshop has in the past included:
• Dr. Steven Lehotay, USDA
• Dr. Jon Wong, U.S. FDA
• Dr. Alexander Krynitsky, U.S. FDA
• And many others
Who should attend? This course is designed for laboratory analysts and managers involved in testing food for domestic markets and export to the United States. International Food Safety Training Laboratory (IFSTL)
Laboratory Training in Fit-For-Purpose Analytical Techniques for Food Safety Morning Lecture
Afternoon Laboratory Session
Welcome and Technology Transfer
FDA Pesticide Compliance program
Lab: Sample preparation QuEChERS
Apples and green peppers
Principles of GC, LC, and mass spectrometry
Lab: Sample preparation (cont.)
Lab: LC and GC-MS/MS
MS tuning and Calibration
Quantitative analysis
Identification and Confirmation
Lab: Multi-residue methods (MRM)
Lab: GC Samples & standards preparation
Principles of method development
Validation (single lab)
EPA tolerance process
Lab: LC/MS/MS analysis
Results and discussion
Laboratory Accreditation to ISO 17025
ISO 17025
Lab: Sample preparation for spices
Lab: Sample preparation for seafood
LC/MS/MS methods for spices
LC/MS/MS methods for spices
Personal projects (Would you release this
Results and discussion
Attendees are required to participate in the hands-on laboratory work including sample preparation and sample
analysis. All safety equipment will be provided
Course Information Tuition    $3,500 USD September 23, 2015 English (Includes all course material and lunches) Travel Participants responsible for travel arrangements and costs Registration Procedure
1. Fill out a registration form at: http://ifstl.jifsan.umd.edu/upcomingClasses/
2. You will receive a formal letter of invitation to support your visa application. Information about airports,
hotels, and local transportaiton will also be provided.
3. Payment is due by the registration deadline and seatsare only reserved upon payment.
University of Maryland 5201 Paint Branch Parkway 2134 Patapsco Building College Park, MD 20742 301.405.1342 ifstl.org