Bureau Veritas Launches New State-of-the-Art Testing Facility for Pesticide Residue Testing and Analysis Services in Johannesburg
Aug. 8 2018
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - Bureau Veritas is pleased to announce our new state-of-the-art testing facility for Pesticide Residue Testing and Analysis Services in Johannesburg.
Our eleven dedicated pesticides laboratory technicians currently analyse various commodities, including: Maize, Lucerne, Canola, Apples, Table Grapes, Tomatoes, Potatoes, Citrus and Stone Fruit for both domestic and international clients.
The average sample turnaround is 10-15 days for Pesticide Residue Analysis and we utilize:
- GC Mass Spectrometry
- LC Mass Spectrometry; and
- GC ECD instrumentation
Our increased capabilities help to minimize the risk of food poisoning and the harmful impact on individuals’ immunity systems due to long-term slow dosing. The new laboratory houses cutting-edge equipment and our continuous improvement process will ensure customer benefit from the reduced cost of analysis, faster turnaround times and accurate data.
OECD Good Laboratory Practice – GLP
Bureau Veritas’ Pesticide Residue Testing and Analysis facility in Johannesburg implements the principles Good Laboratory Practice (GLP). GLP is a quality system concerned with the organisational process and the conditions under which non-clinical health and environmental safety studies are planned, performed, monitored, recorded, archived and reported.
For more information, please contact:
Test Facility Management: Joanne Barton
Study Director: Alison Ackerman
Lab Address: Bureau Veritas M&L Laboratory Services, 40 Modulus Road, Ormonde, South Africa
Phone number: +27 11 661 7926