Corresponding author:DC Roy, PhD, FASc, Prof cum PI, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, C.V.Sc, Khanapara, Guwahati-781022, Assam, India
Received: July 21, 2017; Published: August 03, 2017
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The study was undertaken to monitor marketed pork of Assam and its neighboring states Meghalaya and Manipur for Fenbendazole residues using Ultra High Performance Liquid Chromatography (UHPLC). 675 Samples of marketed pork of Assam, Meghalaya and Manipur were collected for the study. The samples after collection were preserved at -20 C. Recoveries of Fenbendazole in pork ranged from 89-98 %.Out of the tested samples, 29 samples were detected to be positive for trace residues of Fenbendazole which were well below the Maximum Residue Limit (MRL) value.