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Mycotoxin Testing

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Mycotoxins are naturally occuring toxic substances produced by numerous moulds and fungi and found on food and and animal feed ingredients such as grains and cereals, nuts, spices and dried fruit. An appropriate risk management for mycotoxins testing is required including reliable sampling and analysis.

Eurofins laboratory can perform mycotoxin testing and offer reliable analytical results at short turn-around times. Eurofins has increased its mycotoxin testing capacity to be able to offer a 24 hour rush service for many tests.

In addition to the state-of-the-art technology used for regular analysis, Eurofins also has the equipment for efficient sample preparation at large scale (30kg) to comply with European legislation.

Selected analytical mycotoxin parameters:

  • Aflatoxins B1/B2, G1/G2
  • Aflatoxins M1/M2
  • Ochratoxin (OTA)
  • Fumonisins (FB1/FB2)
  • Zearalenone
  • Patulin
  • Desoxynivanenol (DON)
  • Nivalenol
  • Acetyldeoxinivalenol (3- and 15-)
  • Fusarenon X
  • T-2 + HT2
  • Alternaria toxins
  • Penicillium toxins
  • Sterigmatocystin
  • Ergot alkaloids

Eurofins is a GAFTA (Grain & Feed Trade Association) and FOSFA (Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats Associations Ltd.) laboratory. Eurofins also actively participates in many scientific and industry associations and in the European Mycotoxin Awareness Network

The Eurofins Advantage

  • Eurofins laboratory is accredited, certified & recognized by BIS, NABL, FSSAI and APEDA
  • Competence Centres with state-of-the-art equipment such as high-resolution GC, HPLCs, GCMSMS, FTIR, ELISA, HR-MS, GC-MS, HPLC, LC-MS/MS, ICP-MS, Real-time PCR and NMR systems
  • Fast turn-around time (TAT)
  • Local contact with a Global Network
  • Participation in industry associations and regulatory bodies allowing early advice on potential food scares and legal obligations
  • Expert advice - testing schemes, on-site-check for hygiene and allergens, labelling advice and traceability
  • Results you can rely on
  • International presence­
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