Newsletter #32




Because of the conflict in Ukraine, some basic materials in products (such as sunflower oil) have become scarse or are even not available anymore. This causes some extra challenges to process and market products. During our annual seminar (in Dutch), we reflect on this problem from various point of views.
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We continuously aim to optimize our reporting times as we know that fast reporting times are in line with market expectations. We are delighted to inform you that, as of now, we offer analyses on ethylene oxide with a reporting time of 36h after arrival of the sample at the lab.
What do we promise our customers? Amongs others that we can be reached easily. As of now, you can contact our customer care team until 19h00 on weekdays. For urgent matters, you can always contact your personal market manager.
On May 30th, we’ve activated a scope expansion of our GC-MS/MS multiresidue methods as we added 6 relevant compounds to the scope. We adjust at regular basis the content of our analytical scopes based on evolutions in the market and in the residue legislation.
The European Commission has published some interesting modifications in the European legislation. On our website, we give you an overview of these modifications and we update this list every two weeks. Also, we send out emailings to our customers with the interesting updates.
Proficiency tests, independent controls of a laboratory’s analysis quality, are part of Primoris’ everyday operation. Primoris takes part in proficiency tests organized by reputable institutions in the context of European monitoring, internal quality assurance and approvals and certifications.
We have lowered the reporting limit for PAH analyses from 2 µg/kg to 0,2 µg/kg.
PAH are polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. This update is good news for a lot of our customers, that were requesting a lowered reporting limit for PAH.
Primoris is only closed on official Belgian holidays:
  • Monday, 6 June 2022: Whit Monday
  • Thursday, 21 July 2022: National Belgian Holiday
  • Monday, 15 August 2022: Assumption of Mary
  • Tuesday, 1 November 2022: All Saints Day
  • Friday, 11 November 2022  : Armistice Day