Swedish ethyl acetate method

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The Swedish ethyl acetate method (SweEt) is a method for chemical analysis of pesticide residues in food using ethyl acetate as an extraction medium followed by analysis with liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) and gas chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (GC-MS/MS). It was developed by the Swedish National Food Agency (National Reference Laboratory for pesticide analysis) for quantitative analysis of over 500 pesticides in fruits, vegetables, cereals and products of animal origin. [1]

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