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Pesticide testing

Our pesticide screen complies detection of the presence of the following compounds at a detection rate of 0.1 parts per million (ppm). Any sample that is detected above 0.1 parts per million will not pass the pesticide screen requirements and will be considered unusable. We use chromatographic techniques, that comprise a group of analytical methods that include separation, identification and measurement steps, which have become highly sensitive and automated.

  • Chlorinated Hydrocarbons,
  • Organophosphates,
  • Carbamates,
  • Pyrethroids,

The definite list is pesticides is relevant to site specific demands. It is usually defined by particular end-users.

An LC-MS/MS, GC-MS, GC-MS/MS or GC-HRMS techniques are used, as required by specific parameters (polar, non-polar).