Xevo TQ Standards Kit [700004045]

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Xevo TQ Standards Kit [700004045]

The Xevo® TQ Standards Kit intended to calibrate and qualify the Xevo TQ 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 10 Components configured as follows:

  • 1- 25 mL Tuning Solution 10x: including 200 pg/ul Acetominophen (4-Acetamidophenol) [Paracetamol], 200 pg/ul Caffeine, 100 pg/ul Sulfadimethoxine, 50 pg/ul Verapamil, 50 pg/ul Chloramphenicol, 50 pg/ul, 1 x 17-A-Hydroxyprogesterone, 5000 pg/ul in 90% MeOH:10% Water in a Flame Sealed Ampule (186006861)
  • 1 - 30 mL Set up Solution QP: including 2.5 ng/ul PPG 1000, 5.0 ng/ul Triacetyl-B-cyclodextrin, 100.0 pg/ul Verapmil, 1.0 ng/ul Leucine Enkaphalin, Ammonium Acetate 0.31 mg/ml in Acetonitrile/Water (1:1 V/V) in a Clear Nalgene Bottle (700003105)
  • 1 -30 mL Calibration Solution: including 2 ug/ul Sodium Iodide,  50 ng/ul Cesium Iodide in IPA/Water (1:1 V/V), in a Clear Nalgene Bottle (700001593)
  • 1- 10 mg Ion Sabre APCI Pos Sensitivity: including 17-alphahydroxyprogesterone 10 mg solid in 4 ml Amber Screw Top Vial (700002857)
  • 1 - 50 mg ESI Negative Sensitivity: including Chloramphenicol Solid 50mg in an 8 ml Amber Screw Top Vial
  • 1 - 5 mg ESI Positive Sensitivity: including Reserpine solid 5 mg in 4 ml Amber Screw Top Vial
  • 1 - 5 mg Ion Sabre APCI Neg Sensitivity: including Sulfadimethoxine Solid 5 mg in 4 ml Amber Screw Top Vial
  • 1 - 0.1 mg Scanwave optimisation: including [Glu1]-Fibrinopeptide B 0.1 mg in 4 mL Amber Screw top Vial (700004729)
  • 1 - 3 mL Mobile phase additive of Aqueous Ammonia (~30% w/w ammonia) in a Flame sealed ampule
  • 2 - 1 mL Mobile phase additive of Formic Acid in a Flame sealed ampule 1 Clear Nalgene Bottle 30 ml


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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