PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY TESTING

Fields of testing

Food  : Fishery products, beverages, milk and dairy products, nutrition food, processed food, functional food, cereal and  agricultural products, cake and candy, instant noodle, animal feeds, animal feed raw materials…
Environment: Soil, water, sediment, ambient air, emission air, other wastes,…
Pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, natural compounds: Medicines, preparations, personal care products, essential oils…
Other matters:  Consumer goods, containers and packages, food packages, toys, helmets, textiles, rubber products, paper and paper products, resin and resin products,…

 Instruments

– Atomic absorption spectrophotometer (AAS) – Flame, graphite furnace, cold vapour, hydride generation;
– Ion chromatography
– Gas chromatograph (GC) with Detector: FID, FPD, ECD; gas chromatography mass spectrometry: (GC/MS;GC/MS/MS).
– High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) with Detector: DAD, FLD, RID, Liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LC/MS; LC/MS/MS).

Test properties (click to see more)

* Food samples

– Metal contents: Na, K, Mo, Al, Ni, Se, Ba, As, Pb, Cd, Hg, Sb, Cu, Zn, Sn, Fe,  . .

– Pesticide contents and residues (Organochlorines, Oganophosphorus, pyrethroids, carbamates, dithiocarbamates, chlorinates, insecticide,…

– β-agonists (Clenbuterol, Salbutamol, Ractopamine,…)

– Mycotoxins (Aflatoxins, ochratoxin, deoxynivalenol, zearalenol …)

– Antibiotics: Chloramphenicol, Nitrofurans (AOZ, AMOZ, AHD, SEM), Malachites (MLG, LMLG), Fluoroquinolones (ciprofloxacin, danofloxacin, enrofloxacin, difloxacin, ofloxacin, norfloxacin…), Sulfonamides (sulfadiazine, sulfamerazine, sulfamethazine, sulfadimethoxine…), Tetracyclines (TC, OTC, CTC),…

– Nutrient contents: Vitamins (A, B, C, D, E…), amino acid, trans fat, saturated fat, unsaturated fat, DHA, EPA, Omega (3,6,9)

– Additives in food, preservatives, caffeine, color additives  (Sunset yellow, Auramin O, ponceau4RC, Tartrazine,..), nitrate in vegtertables, Flavoring, Sweeteners (Acesulfam K, Aspartam, Saccarin, Cyclamate, Sucralose , …),…

– Melamine, Histamine, cholesterol, phthalates, azodyes, Bisphenol A, anti-oxidant (BHA, BHT,..), bleach (Tinopal, benzoyl peroxyt,..), …..

– Content of methanol, esters, high alcohol …

– Testing drinking water quality, bottled/packaged drinking water under National technical regulations of Viet Nam (QCVN)

– Test methods according to National technical regulations (QCVN) issued by Ministry of Industry and Trade, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Ministry of Natural Resources and Enviroment, Ministry of Health…

* Enviromental samples

Water (domestic water, drinking water, bottled/packaged natural mineral waters and drinking waters, irrigated agriculture, water for concrete and mortar, industrial wastewater, domestic wastewater…), soils, sediment, ambient air, industrial emission, solid wastes …

– Heavy metal contents, such as: Na, K, Mo, Al, Ni, Se, Ba, As, Pb, Cd, Hg, Sb, Cu, Zn, Sn, Fe,  . . .

Semivolatile organic compounds, such as, PAHs, PCBs, phthalates, phenol and phenol derivatives…and volatile organic compounds, such as, benzene, toluene, xylene, vinylchloride…

– Hazardous waste compounds according to QCVN 07:2009/BTNMT – National technical regulation on hazardous waste thresholds

– Pesticide Residues:  Organochlorine pesticides, organophosphorus pesticides, Pyrethroids, carbamates, dithiocarbamate…

-Test methods according to National technical regulations (QCVN) issued by Ministry of Natural Resources and Enviroment, Ministry of Health…

* Consumer goods (Food Packaging, children’s Toys, safety helmets, products from paper, leather, plastic…

– Heavy metal exposure such as Cd, Pb, Sn, Hg…

– Analysis of aromatic amines originated from azo dyes in commercial textile in accordance with the regulations issued by Ministry of Industry and Trade, analysis of aromatic amines in children’s toy in accordance with QCVN 03:2009/BKHCN – National technical regulation on safety of toys.

– Analysis of Epichlorhydrin, vinylchloride in foods,  food packagings…

*  Medicines, cosmetics, natural products

– Determination of heavy metals (Pb, Cd, Hg, As…). Identification and quantification of essential oil components (Essential oil of melaleuca, citronellal, cinnamon,grapefruit,..)

* Animal feeds, animal feed raw materials

– Metal contents: As, Pb, Cd, Hg,  . . .

– β-Agonit (Clenbuterol, Salbutamol, Ractopamine,…),

– Mycotoxins: (Aflatoxins, Ochratoxin, Deoxynivalenol, Zearalenol …)

– Antibiotics residue: Chloramphenicol, Nitrofurans derivatives (AOZ, AMOZ, AHD, SEM), Malachites (MLG, LMLG), Fluoroquinolones (ciprofloxacin, danofloxacin, enrofloxacin, difloxacin, ofloxacin, norfloxacin…), Sulfonamides (sulfadiazine, sulfamerazine, sulfamethazine, sulfadimethoxine…), Tetracyclines (TC, OTC, CTC), Ethoxyquin, …

* Other sampples

Testing macro-pestisides: (Fenclorim, butachlor, Diazinon, Pretilachlor, Glyphosate, Atrazine, Ametryn…)

– Record GC-MS spectra for natural compounds.

 

Decisions, appointments and certifications of concerned Ministries and branches (click to see more)
Designated/Accredited by Scope of Designation/Accreditation Lab code
Vietnam Bureau of Accreditation – BoA ISO/IEC 17025:2005 VILAS 023
Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment Environmental monitoring VIMCERTS 119
Department of Livestock – Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Animal feed, raw materials for animal feed LAS NN 04
Quality control of agro-forestry and fishery- Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Food safety 010/2015/BNN-KNTP
Quality control of agro-forestry and fishery- Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Food safety 010/2015/BNN-KNTP

For more information please contact

QUALITY ASSIURENCE AND TESTING CENTRE 2 – Technical Division 8

Điện thoại: 0236.3848338;
Fax: 0236.6278 889;
Email: k8@quatest2.com.vn