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Elemental Analysis of a Multivitamin

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The National Institutes of Health says Americans spent more than $36 billion on health supplements in 2014. But are consumers always getting what multivitamin labels claim is in each pill?

Companies often ask us to analyze supplements to find out what’s truly inside.

This case study shows how we use Optical Microscopy, Scanning Electron Microscopy with Energy-dispersive X-ray Spectroscopy (SEM-EDS) and Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS) to answer important questions that affect the health of millions of people.

 

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