Chemical analysis request of food and feed

Sciensano conducts various chemical analysis including analysis on plant toxins, mycotoxins, marine toxins, bacterial toxins, pesticides, environment and process contaminants, Trace elements, additives, Food Contact Materials, antibiotics.

Plant toxins

Tropane alkaloids in food and food supplements
Pyrrolizidine alkaloids in food and food supplements

Mycotoxins

Food of plant origin

Aflatoxins and OTA in herbs and cacao
Patulin in fruit 
Citrinin in red rice, food and food supplements
Multi-mycotoxinanalysis in food and feed (DON, aflatoxins, HT2 & T2 toxin, OTA, ZEN and fumonisins)
Ergot alkaloids
Alternaria
Enniatins and beauvericin
Fusaric Acid
Moniliformin
Other types A and B trichothecene


Food of animal origin

OTA in kidney, liver and black pudding
AFM1 in milk
Mycotoxin-metabolites in urine and feaces

Other matrices

Malformin C in yeast cultures

Marine toxins

ASP toxins in bivalve molluscs and crab
Lipofilic toxins in bivalve molluscs
PSP toxins in bivalve molluscs

Bacterial toxins

Pesticides

Food of plant origin

Multi-residu pesticides in Grains GC
Multi-residu pesticides in Grains LC
Multi-residu pesticides in Vegtables and fruit GC
Multi-residu pesticides in Vegtables and fruitLC
Multi-residu pesticides in Honey GC
Multi-residu pesticides in Honey LC
Single-residu or single-class pesticides

Amitraz and its degradation products
Bromide
Chlormequat and mepiquat
Dithiocarbamate
Ethefon
Glyphosate and AMPA
Maleïque hydrazide
Morfoline
nitrate
Organotins and apolar pesticides
acidic pesticides

Levensmiddelen van Dierlijke oorsprong

Chlormequat in milk
Glyphosate in AMPA
Maleïque hydrazide in milk
Multi residu pesticides in fat rich products
Organochloride compounds in fat rich products
Pyrethroide in fat rich products

In water

Glyphosate and AMPA
Multi-residu pesticides LC + GC

Environment and  process contaminants

Food

BFRs
PAHs
PCBs
PFASs

Trace Elements

Food of plant origin

As, Al, Cd, Cu, Cr, F, Fe, Hg, Mn, Ni, Pb, Se, Sn, Ti, Zn and others on demand
As-species (Asi, DMA, arsenobetain and others on demand)
moisture content

Food of animal origin

As, Al, Cd, Cu, Cr, Fe, Hg, Mn, Ni, Pb, Se, Sn, Ti, Zn and others on demand
As-species (Asi, DMA, arsenobetain and others on demand)
moisture content

Voedingssupplementen

As, Al, Cd, Cu, Cr, Fe, Hg, Mn, Ni, Pb, Se, Sn, Ti, Zn and others on demand
As-species (Asi, DMA, arsenobetain and others on demand)
Se-species (selenite, selenomethionin and others on demand)
moisture content

Feed

As, Al, Cd, Cu, Cr, Fe, Hg, Mn, Ni, Pb, Se, Sn, Ti, Zn and others on demand
As-species (Asi, DMA, arsenobetain and others on demand)
Se-species (selenite, selenomethionin and others on demand)
moisture content

Raw material

As, Al, Cd, Cu, Cr, F, Fe, Hg, Mn, Ni, Pb, Se, Sn, Ti, Zn and others on demand
moisture content

Additives

Food

Steviol glycosides in food
Sweeteners in food

Food contact materials

organic contaminants

BADGE and degradation products in fatty food
Epoxidized Soybean oil (ESBO), in oily food packaged in glass jars
Phthalates in baby food in milk
Phthalates, bisphenol A and photo-initiators in dry food
Migration of Bisphenols and alkylphenols from food contact materials
Migration of Formaldehyde from food contact materials
Migration of Melamine from food contact materials
Migration of Primary aromatic amines from food contact materials
Analysis in context of the general European regulation (1935/2004)
Analysis in context of the specific European regulation (10/2011) form materials and tools
Analysis in context of the specific European regulation (1895/2005) according to the limitation of the use of certain epoxyderivates
Bisphenol A analysis in context of the specific Belgian law for its use in materials and tools for young children

Anorganic contaminants

From ceramic

Cd and Pb (according to 8⅘00/EG and 2005/31/EC), As, Co, Cr, Cu, Se, Sb and others on demand

From metal/alloy (according to the resolution of the European counsil Res(2013)9)

Al, Ag, As, Ba, Be, Cd, Cu, Co, Fe, Li, Mn, Mo, Ni, Pb, Se, Sn, Sb, Tl, V, Zn

From aluminium (according to the resolution of the European counsil Res(2013)9)

Al

From other materials or other demands according to food contact materials

on demand

Antibiotics

 Determination of nitrofuran metabolietes
 Determination of beta-agonists and multiresidu veterinary medicine use in beef

Els Van Hoeck for more info and prices of planten toxin-, mycotoxin-, marine toxin-, bacterial toxin- and food contact material analysis
Laure Joly for more info and prices of pesticide-, environment and process contaminant- and antibiotic analysis
Ann Ruttens for more info and prices of trace element analysis
Séverine Goscinny for more info and prices of additive analysis
Heidi Demaegdt for more info and prices of anorganic contaminant analysis

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