A recent presentation by Stephen Lehotay of the USDA explained the use and benefits of the QuEChERS technique. It is a excellent primer and a review of the state of the art in QuEChERS. Both the webinar and the presentation are linked here.
A summary of some of CarbonX for QuEChERS properties and capabilities A .pdf can be downloaded here.
Analysis of 18 Pesticide Residues in Red Pepper Using CarbonX dSPE QuEChERS AOAC Kits Using GC/MS Authors: Conor Smith, Doug Fryer United Science Corp. 15911 Furuby Rd. Center City, MN 55012 USA Abstract: This application note describes the use of a quick, easy, cheap, effective, rugged, and safe (QuEChERS) AOAC sample preparation technique used in the extraction and cleanup of 18 pesticide residues in red pepper. The pesticides are all amenable to GC/MS analysis. The method involves the extraction of the pesticides from homogenized red pepper with [...]