Xevo TQ-S Qualification Standards KIT [700005472]

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Xevo TQ-S Qualification Standards KIT [700005472]

The Xevo® TQ-S Qualification Standards Kit is intended to qualify the Xevo TQ-S System. This kit is designed for use by a Waters certified engineer or user as part of a performance maintenance or qualification activity. Protocols in the use of this kit are available via the purchase of Waters qualification services or self directed qualification training and license.

The kit contains 11 Components:

  •  25 mL of Xevo TQ-S Tuning Solution 100x: Acetominophen (4-Acetamidophenol) [Paracetamol], 2 ng/ul Caffeine, 2 ng/ul, Sulfadimethoxine, 1 ng/ul, Verapamil, 500 pg/ul, Chloramphenicol, 500 pg/ul, 17-A-Hydroxyprogesterone, 50 ng/ul, 90% MeOH:10% Water in a Flame Sealed Ampule
  • 30 mL of Set-up solution Xevo TQ-S: PPG1000 250 pg/ul, Triacetyl-B-cyclodextrin 500 pg/ul, Verapmil 10 pg/ul, Leucine Enkaphalin 100 pg/ul, Ammonium Acetate 0.31 mg/ml, Acetonitrile/Water (1:1 V/V) in a Clear Nalgene Bottle
  • 30 mL of Intellistart Resolution Solution 20x: Sodium Iodide 2 µg/ul Cesium Iodide 50 ng/ul, Methyl Sulfate Sodium Salt 20 ng/µl, in IPA/Water (1:1 V/V) in a Clear Nalgene Bottle
  • 30 mL of Calibration Solution: Ortho-Phosphoric Acid 0.1% Acetonitrile/Water (1:1 V/V ) in a Clear Nalgene Bottle
  • 10 mg of Ion Sabre APCI Pos Sensitivity: 17-alphahydroxyprogesterone Solid in a 4 ml Amber Screw Top Vial (700002857)
  • 50 mg of ESI Negative Sensitivity: Chloramphenicol Solid, in an 8 ml Amber Screw Top Vial
  • 5mg of ESI Positive Sensitivity: Reserpine solid in a 4 ml Amber Screw Top Vial
  • 5 mg of CarryOver Test QWB: Sulfadimethoxine Solid in a 4 ml Amber Screw Top Vial
  • 0.1 mg of [Glu1]-Fibrinopeptide B ScanWave Optimization: in a 4 mL Amber Screw top Vial (700004729) • 3mL of Mobile phase additive: Aqueous Ammonia (~30% w/w ammonia) in a Flame sealed ampule
  • 2 ampules of 1 mL Mobile phase Additive: Formic Acid in a Flame sealed ampule


Store refrigerated 2-5 °C upon arrival for best results.

System Performance Standards Key

Set Up

Setup standards are used upon installation of a new system, start-up of a system which has been idle for a period of time, or to re-start a system that has been moved to a new location. These standards may include multiple components within a kit which allow step by step setup and calibration, or they can be single mixtures which will enable a full system assessment and initialization.


These standards can be used for instrument calibration. Calibration is usually performed at a frequency that minimizes the risk of being out of calibration, in addition to major events suc h as when the instrument is moved and upon any major repair. Calibration can be confirmed as often as your standard operating procedures recommend. Look for solutions to calibrate your MS mass accuracy and resolution, UV detector linearity, UV and Fluorescence detector wavelength accuracy, injector accuracy and precision, and solvent system flow rate accuracy.


Your system is comprised of many interdependent components working together. An issue with any one component can produce erroneous final results. All components performing correctly will produce results within an expected variability. Some of the system components include mobile phase, column, tubing, pumping, injecting, temperature controlling, detecting, data collection rate, and integration
parameters. An issue in any one of the components listed can affect your result.
Performance Check Standards should be utilized on a routine basis. This includes anytime a column is changed, a method is changed, the instrument is moved, or confirmation of system performance is desired. Confirming the performance of your system can be done on a system basis with suitability standards or per individual instrument component. Benchmark performance should be established after
calibration and confirmed regularly.


These Mass Spectrometry solutions are used routinely and are available for every ionization mode. Use the solution to optimize the mass spectrometer setting for optimal signal either manually or through Intellistart.


This product contains hazardous material which requires special freight handling. Additional charges may apply.

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