Organic contaminants are undesirable, harmful substances, which are found at trace level in foodstuffs. They are not present in food due to a deliberate action, but find their way into it through contact with air, water or soil, enter it during the manufacturing process or are generated during manufacturing as process contaminants (e.g. acrylamide or 3-monochloropropane-1,2-diol (3-MCPD)).
- 3-MCPD is an organic chemical compound which is primarily created in foods by protein hydrolysis by adding hydrochloric acid at high temperature to speed up the breakdown of proteins into amino acids.
- VOCs: are organic chemicals that have a high vapor pressure at ordinary room temperature such as Benzen, Toluen, Xylene, Acetone... Some VOCs are dangerous to human health or cause harm to the environment
- Pesticide: Most of pesticides are highly toxic materials. Consumption of these compounds can poison immediately even lead to death or mild intoxication and slowly cause serious impact on human health.
- Phthalate substance group: are esters of phthalic acid and are mainly used as plasticizers. Fatty foods such as milk, butter, and meats are a major source of phthalate. High doses of phthalate consumption have been shown to change hormone levels and cause birth defects.
Food producers need to ensure that their products are toxicologically safe and in compliance with all legal requirements through the use of analytical testing.
Acrylamide: is toxic to the human nervous. Besides that acrylamide is also cause cancer in mice and may occur in humans.
Banned additives: Tinopal, Orange II, 2.4 - diaminiazonbenzen, Auramine O ... These are substance used in industry but food. These compounds are related to cancer.
Organic contaminant testing at Eurofins Sac Ky Hai Dang
Eurofins Sac Ky Hai Dang do the method research and development based on international methods such as AOAC, ISO. We use modern equipment for organic contaminant testing: HPLC, GC-FID, GC-MS, GC-MS / MS, LC-MS / MS.
Why Eurofins Sac Ky Hai Dang?
Eurofins Sac Ky Hai Dang is an independent testing laboratory with more than 10 certificates from the BOA and the authorities competent state such as the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ministry of Natures Resources and Environment.
Eurofins Sac Ky Hai Dang (Formerly know as Sac Ky Hai Dang) with nearly 10 years of testing experience: have high level experts and technicians with many modern equipment and machinery, focus on research and development, apply information systems exclusive Eurofins - LIMs (Laboratory Information Management Systems) though every stages.
Eurofins Sac Ky Hai Dang is belonging to Eurofins Scientific network of over 650 laboratories in more than 45 countries in world wide. Our experts always update the rules and regulations to advise the suitable analytical methods. We coordinate with the leading laboratories in the area of veterinary drug residue testing with many years of experience EUROFINS WEJ Contaminant to provide optimal solutions for customers. Eurofins WEJ Contaminant can analyze over 250 veterinary drugs.
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- Diverse samples matrices.
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