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Sending samples

Before you send samples

Please let us know if you are sending us samples and in particular if you are sending hazardous materials please liaise with your contact at Campden BRI to agree the most appropriate shipping method.

Sending samples to us?

When sending samples to us please ensure you add the appropriate details to the label and package the contents appropriately and securely.

What to include on the label.

All packages should be labelled with:

We have provided a pre-addressed form template for you to complete and print off and attach to your package.

Also ensure that the following details are provided within the package:

Where to send your samples?

Most beer, wines and spirit analysis is done at our Nutfield site whereas food analysis is carried out primarily at our Chipping Campden site. If you are unsure to which site you should send your samples then please check with your contact at Campden BRI or call +44(0)1386 842000 and ask to speak to a member of our Information Team.

Avoid delays

Please ensure you pack and label your samples correctly so that we can deal with them efficiently and get the results back to you without delay.

Damaged samples or having to hold samples until we can get health and safety clearance can cause delays. Please help us to avoid this.

Contact us

If you would like further information please email us at or call our switchboard on +44(0)1386 842000 and they will be happy to direct your call to the relevant person.

Where we refer to UKAS Accreditation

The Campden BRI group companies listed below are both accredited in accordance with the recognised International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005 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

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