Heavy metals are present in the soil but their concentration depends on the impact of human or natural activities that were executed in the past. These heavy metals are being absorbed by plants, but not every plant absorbs as much of these heavy metals.

The presence of heavy metals has to be checked with the limits that have been established in the European legislation. 

Legislation

The presence of heavy metals has to be checked with the limits that have been established in the European legislation. 

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Analysis methods

In case heavy metals are being found, it is important to check if the EU has determined Maximum Limits for those heavy metals. We can help you with the analysis of the found heavy metals.

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Sample matrix

Heavy metals can appear in many different compounds. Primoris has experience in the analysis of a lot of those compounds.

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Certified by

Primoris has built up a lot of experience with residue analysis of heavy metals in food and feed and serves as a preferred partner for a lot of (international) companies and organisations.

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Quality: Overview proficiency tests May/June 2020

Proficiency tests, independent controls of a laboratory’s analysis quality, are part of Primoris’ everyday operation. Primoris takes part in proficiency tests organised by reputable institutions in the context of European monitoring, internal quality assurance and approvals and certifications.

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Flash news

Our service on 21 and 22 July

Due to the Belgian National Holiday, Primoris Belgium is closed on Tuesday 21 July. We will also be using this holiday to execute some preventive maintenance of our system infrastructure. These maintenance activities are crucial to keep supporting you in the future on the highest reliability level.

Service of Primoris during corona crisis

UPDATE 15 June 2020Today Monday 15 June Belgium is in phase 3 of the exit strategy out of the corona crisis, including a reopening of restaurants, bars and other societal activities, always with respect for social distancing.This phase has no influence on our activities, because Primoris has remained operational during the entire corona crisis to assure food safety on a daily basis.

Launch of accredited analyses on 3-MCPD, 2-MCPD and GE in vegetable oils and fats

As from now on, Primoris is also your partner for high quality and accredited analyses on 3-MCPD, 2-MCPD and glycidyl esters (GE) in vegetable oils and fats.