Determination of crop protection products and contaminants is not easy. Hundreds of pesticides are on the market and they are used on hundreds of different commodities.

Primoris offers the analysis of a broad range of commodities and investigates in research to be an expert in the determination of pesticides and contaminants on special, more complex commodities like:  

  • Oil containing seeds and vegetable oils
  • Plant extracts such as medicinal preparations and essential oils
  • Animal products such as milk, eggs, meat, fat, cheese, honey
  • Spices
  • Sugar crops
  • Tobacco
  • Tea, coffee and cacao
  • Others

Legislation

For a lot of those more complex commodities, no specific legislation is actually in place. In order to make a correct interpretation of the analysis result, we follow the general MRL rules described in the pesticide EU-MRLs and active substances. 

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Analyses

Based on the wide variety of analyses that we offer, we are able to analyse a big number of more complex matrices.

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Certified by

The group of complex matrices is a very heterogeneous group of matrices (like milk, spices, sugar crops, oil containing seeds, ...) so there is no specific certification for complex matrices in general. 

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Support

Please contact us if you have questions about complex matrices, as we believe that our role goes beyond laboratory analysis.

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Newsletter highlight

First Primoris debate tastes like more

On Thursday 20 September 2018, Primoris organized its first interactive debate with live voting, entitled Reflection on the role of food integrity in evolving food systems.

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Ciboris | Opleiding najaar 2018: 'Analyse en detectie van voedselfraude: zin en onzin'

Ciboris vzw, partner van de Primoris Holding, organiseert dit najaar de opleiding "Analyse en detectie van voedselfraude: zin en onzin" voor kwaliteits- en aankoopverantwoordelijken in de agrovoedingsindustrie. De opleiding door één dag (9u00 - 16u00) en kan op drie data worden gevolgd: 25 september, 23 oktober en 30 november

Primoris … for a better world

Primoris is aware of its social role and as a specialised lab for residue and contaminant analysis in the agri-food sector it contributes to an improved food safety. Nonetheless, Primoris wants to go one step further and give back a little extra to society together with our customers and employees.

Legislation: non-renewal of approval of the active substance iprodione as from 5 March

Due to the commision implementing regulation (EU) 2017/2091 of 14 November 2017, the approval of the active substance iprodione will not be renewed as from 5 March 2018.