Mycotoxins Conc. Range (µg Kg−1) Repeatabilitya
R ± RSDr (%) 
Reproducibilitya
R ± RSDR (%)
LOD (µg Kg−1) LOQ (µg Kg−1)
Aflatoxin B2 0.5 – 16.0                                             88.3 ± 8.8 (0.8), 97.4 ± 3.3 (4.0)  96.3 ± 4.0 (8.0) 0.22 0.71
Aflatoxin G1 0.5 – 16.0 96.3 ± 8.2 (0.8), 107.2 ± 3.4 (4.0)                                   103.1 ± 3.7 (8.0) 0.23 0.77
Aflatoxin G2 0.5 – 16.0 101.8 ± 3.6 (0.8), 104.0 ± 3.3 (4.0)                                  102.2 ± 4.1 (8.0) 0.25 0.81
Ochratoxin A 0.2 – 32.0 94.3 ± 12.5 (0.5) 104.8 ± 4.9 (2.0) 0.15 0.5
Fumonisin B1 10.0 – 640                   79.1 ± 2.6 (20.0)  n.a. 4.8 15.8
Fumonisin B2 10.0 – 640                   92.7 ± 3.0 (20.0) n.a. 5.6 18.5
Zearalenone 10.0 – 640                  96.8 ± 11.2 (20.0) 101.8 ± 4.0 (50.0) 5.9 19.4
Deoxynivalenol                      12.0 – 800         100.8 ± 5.0 (50.0) 98.9 ± 4.3 (300.0) 15.3 50.4
T-2 toxin 12.0 – 800                         107.1 ± 20.4 (25.0) 103.1 ± 8.6 (50.0) 8.1 26.8
HT-2 toxin 12.0 – 800 99.5 ± 6.2 (25.0) 97.5 ± 4.5 (50.0) 7.5 24.9
aSpiking levels (µg Kg−1) are given in the brackets n.a.: not applicable
Table 6: Average recovery values (R), relative standard deviation (RSD), LODs and LOQs (µg Kg−1) obtained for the eleven mycotoxins in almonds.