Melamine analysis

Melamine analysis

Our rapid and sensitive method for determining melamine and cyanuric acid levels in food uses LC/MS/MS and has a Limit of Quantification of 50ppb, much lower than the legal threshold for melamine in food products.

Melamine is a substance used to make plastics and fertilizers and should not be present in food. In combination with cyanuric acid it can lead to kidney failure, through crystal formation in the kidneys.

Melamine is known to be deliberately added to food products to boost its apparent protein content. The European Commission has ruled that any product containing more than 2.5mg/kg melamine must be withdrawn from sale and destroyed.

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Ethylene oxide residue testing

Ethylene oxide residue testing

Precise testing services to ensure the safety of your products and retain consumer trust.

Nutritional analysis

Nutritional analysis

An extensive range of nutritional analysis capabilities.

Vitamin analysis

Vitamin analysis

Important to nutritional analysis and understanding the effects of processing.

Trace metal analysis

Trace metal analysis

The detection of metals or their compounds at very low levels.

Natural toxins and allergens

Natural toxins and allergens

Analyses to see if a hazard exists in your products.

Residue and contaminant analysis

Residue and contaminant analysis

Analysis of contaminants or pesticide residues in a product.

Melamine analysis

Melamine analysis

Rapid, sensitive method for determining melamine and cyanuric acid levels.

Authenticity testing

Authenticity testing

Is your product what it says it is?

Food quality and spoilage - chemical issues

Food quality and spoilage - chemical issues

Expertise in a variety of areas to help you identify quality and spoilage issues.

Pesticide analysis

Pesticide analysis

Authoritative information and analytical testing.

Acrylamide testing

Acrylamide testing

Ways to reduce the levels of acrylamide in products.

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Where we refer to UKAS Accreditation

The Campden BRI group companies listed below are both accredited in accordance with the recognised International Standard ISO17025:2017 by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The accreditation demonstrates technical competence for a defined scope of methods, specific to each site, as detailed in the schedules of accreditation bearing the testing laboratory number. The schedules may be revised from time to time and reissued by UKAS. The most recent issue of the schedules are available from the UKAS website www.ukas.com

Campden BRI (Chipping Campden) Limited is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 1079 Campden BRI (Nutfield) is a UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 1207

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