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Vitamins testing?

Nowadays, people care more about providing full and various types of vitamins especially for children and the elderly to increase resistance.

Vitamins are classified to water-soluble vitamins and fat-soluble. There are 13 essential vitamins for humans with 4 fat-soluble vitamins and 9 water-soluble vitamins. These nutrients are usually absorbed through foods, food supplements, so vitamins should be analyzed to help meet the regulations on disclosure and labeling.

Vitamins testing at Eurofins Sac Ky Hai Dang

For standard vitamin testing mainly USP, AOAC, and EN/ISO methods are applied.

Parameter

Method

Principle

Fat-soluble vitamins

 

 

Vitamin A

EN

HPLC

Carotin

EN

HPLC

Vitamin D2/D3 (ergocalciferol/cholecalciferol)

EN, USP

HPLC

Vitamin E

EN

HPLC

Vitamin K1 (phyllochinon)

EN, USP

HPLC

Water-soluble vitamins

 

 

Vitamin B1 (thiamin)

EN, USP

HPLC

Vitamin B2 (riboflavin)

EN

HPLC

Vitamin B6 (pyridoxin & pyridoxamin & pyridoxal)

EN, USP

HPLC

Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin)

AOAC, USP

MiBi, HPLC

Niacin (nicotinic acid & nicotinamid)

AOAC, USP

MiBi, HPLC

Pantothenic acid

AOAC, USP

MiBi, HPLC

Biotin

FDA, USP

MiBi, HPLC

Folic acid

AOAC, USP

MiBi, HPLC

Vitamin C (ascorbic acid & dehydroascorbic acid)

EN, AOAC

HPLC

Abbreviations used:

  • HPLC: High Performance Liquid Chromatography
  • MiBi: Microbiological Method
  • EN: European Norm of the CEN (Comité Européen de Normalisation)
  • USP: United States Pharmacopeia
  • FDA: US Food and Drug Administration
  • AOAC: Association of Official Analytical Chemists

Matrices validated for standard tests comprise - but are not limited to:

  • Foodstuffs
  • Raw material for the food industry
  • Feeding stuff and compound feeding stuff
  • Pet food
  • Food supplements
  • Cosmetics
  • Vitamin preparations and tablets

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 known 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 250 laboratories in more than 39 countries in world wide. Our experts always update the rules and regulations in any countries as well as others to advise the suitable analytical methods. We coordinate with the world’s leading vitamins analysis Eurofins Steins Laboratorium A/S to provide optimal solutions for customers .

-       Accurate and reliable results.

-       Quality is the top concern.

-       Best service with flexible TAT ( normal test, quickly test, emergency test).

-       Diverse samples matrices.

-       Accurate results, reliable.