Microsep is a supplier of high technology laboratory and analytical instrumentation in Southern Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.  Via our principal, Waters Corporation, we offer the sale and support of chromatography systems, mass spectrometry systems, accessories, columns, sample prep chemistries and powerful data management software and informatics.

Waters Corporation, a world leading specialty measurement company, is focused on improving human health and well-being through the application of high-value analytical technologies and industry-leading scientific expertise.  View our offering of food testing systems and applications.

Explore Waters analytical technologies and techniques to achieve compliance with food and environmental regulations, decrease operational costs, increase productivity and ensure consumer safety.

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Food QC

Waters provides analytical systems for Food QC and nutritional testing.  These systems combine Waters ACQUITY UPLC and advanced mass spectrometry detection methods to help manufacturers increase analysis throughput, deliver quality and consistent products more cost effectively.

Applications include vitamins, carbohydrates and sugars, additives, proteins, edible oils, artificial sweeteners, preservatives, dyes and functional ingredients.

Download Waters Application Notes – Food Testing

Food Profiling and Authenticity

Waters provides effective solutions for the determination of food adulteration, authenticity, and origin.

Download The Use of HRMS and Statistical Analysis in the Investigation of Basmati Rice Authenticity and Potential Food Fraud

Food Research

Waters technologies allow food researchers to better characterize foods, identifying components and defining functional properties with speed, efficiency and accuracy.  UPLC/MS/MS and UPLC/QToF MS systems along with advanced software tools allow for the comprehensive analysis of food and food packaging materials.

Download Waters – Oasis PRIME HLB Food Application Notebook

Food Safety

Pesticide residues remain a priority on the list of food safety concerns. To address these challenges, laboratories require analytical techniques that are sensitive, accurate and robust.  Waters offers comprehensive food safety solutions for testing a broad range of food contaminants including pesticides, veterinary drugs, natural toxins, and PAHs.

Download GC-MS/MS Determination of Pesticide Residues in Fruit using the Xevo TQ-GC

Download Determination of Pesticide Residues and their Metabolites in Foods using Oasis PRIME and Xevo TQ-GC

Mycotoxin Detection

VICAM testing systems provide reliable, quantitative detection of mycotoxins through the choice of fluorometric or HPLC measurements. 

Download Sustainable Mycotoxin Testing