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Food quality and safety analysis department

 

SERVICES
  • analyses of food and non-food products
  • development and validation of methods 
  • scientific research.

METHODS OF ANALYSES

The analyses are conducted in accordance with:

 

  • international standards (ISO, DIN, EN, GB/T, etc.)
  • national standards (AST, AST/ISO, GOST, GOST-R)
  • normative documents presented  by clients
  • technical regulations of European union and Customs Union
  • accredited methods from China's technical regulations.

 

Quality control of analyses performed via:

 

  • periodic participation in professional qualification tests (PT)
  • quality control by digging the standard (spiking)
  • analysis of the sample separately from the standard
  • cross-checking.

 

All specialists regularly participate in trainings  in European universities. About 30% of specialists have PhD in Chemistry.

 

Only certified reagents and standards are used during sample preparation.

 

All devices are operated in accordance with the standard operational procedures (SOP).

 

On behalf of the National Institute of Metrology of RA annual testing of analytical equipment is carried out and certificates of calibrations are issued.

 

Calibration for quality control assurance are implemented according to the standard operational procedures (SOP).

EQUIPMENT
  • LC-MS - High performance liquid chromatography-mass spectrometer, Agilent USA (determination of antibiotics, dyes, biphenyls, melamine, cyanuric acid, etc.)
  • HPLC Knauer- High performance liquid chromatography Knauer, Germany (determination of vitamins (water-soluble, fat-soluble), preservatives (sorbic acid, benzoic acid, etc.), sugars (glucose, fructose, sucrose) amino acids, biphenyls, antibiotics, hormones, micotoxins, benzopyrene, nitrozamine, dyes, etc.)
  • Bruker 450-GC - Gas chromatography Bruker, USA (determination of methanol, alcohols, aldehydes, acetic acid and its esters, furfural, nicotine etc.)
  • Bruker 450-GC-MS - Gas chromatography mass-spectrometer Bruker, USA (determination of aromatic aldehids, phthalates, pesticides, biphenyls, nitrosamines, etc., as well as determination of unknown substances using the rich library of equipment)
  • 7000 AAS - Atomic absorption spectrometer Shimadzu, Japan (determination of iron, copper, nickel, manganese, chromium, tin, sodium, potassium, calcium, barium, strontium, magnesium, bismuth, beryllium, molybdenum, aluminum, antimony, silver, selenium and heavy metals, mercury, lead, cadmium, arsenic)
  • ICS - 900 and ICS - 1100 - Highly efficient ion chromatography Dionex, USA (determination of anions (fluoride, chloride, nitrite, nitrate, bromide, phosphate, sulfate) and cations (lithium, sodium, potassium, ammonium, magnesium, calcium)
  • RAPID N Cube - Nitrogen analyzer Elementar, Germany (determination of protein recalculated on the total nitrogen)
  • TIT-5 - titrator MRC Ltd, Israel (determination of volatile and total acidity, as well as other parameters determined by titration (including potentiometric)
  • HI 84500- SO2 Titrator HANNA Instruments, USA (determination of free and total sulfur dioxide)
  • FSA 1510 - Multifunctional food safety analyzer MRC Ltd, Israel (immunofermentative determination of antibiotics, hormones, mycotoxins, etc.).

Laboratory
Complex 2012
"FDA Laboratory"LLC

International
Accreditation
2015 ANAB