Pyrrolizidine alkaloids: new method based on legislation update

On Friday 1 July a new European legislation is being activated regarding maximum limits of pyrrolizidine alkaloids in certain products. To comply with this new legislation, we introduce as of 1 July a new analytical method PYRRO_02_A, that is completely in line with this new legislation. The existing PYRRO_01_A method will be deactivated.

Scope expansion and involved products/product groups:

In the legislation update of 1 July the scope is expanded to 35 pyrrolizidine alkaloids, that are all included in the scope of our new accredited method PYRRO_02_A .

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The legislation update applies to the following products/product groups (with mention of the maximum limit in µg/kg):

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