NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Food and Drug Administration has bought nine of Waters' Acquity UltraPerformance Liquid Chromatography systems for use in its food and consumer safety monitoring research programs, the company said today.

FDA bought the nine Acquity systems for its Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition's Office of Regulatory Science, based in College Park, Md., which currently has three Acquity UPLC systems and two nanoAcquity UPLC Systems.

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