Fera helps commercial companies to accurately assess the toxic impacts of plant-protection products and veterinary medicines on a range of ecosystems and species.
Regulations and restrictions on the use of chemicals to tackle plant and animal pests and diseases are becoming increasingly stringent, which means the range of chemical options available for tackling these threats is constantly being eroded. It’s essential to ensure that any chemicals used in the environment do not pose a threat to plants, wildlife and ecosystems, while ensuring they are effective against target pests and diseases.
Fera works to the latest OECD Guidelines for the Testing of Chemicals, which are a collection of the most relevant internationally agreed testing methods used by government, industry and independent laboratories to identify and characterise potential hazards of chemicals. We use innovative tools and techniques in our regulatory safety testing, providing valuable support to companies in their chemical evaluation and registration efforts.
Fera provides efficacy testing on any scale to support the registration and development of new plant-protection products.
Fera offers a wide range of analytical services using sophisticated analytical instrumentation. We have the expertise, personnel and equipment to provide clients with assistance in analytical method development in support of environmental toxicology studies, biotechnology, manufacturing support, compliant sample analysis, formulated product analysis, polymer analysis, analytical method validation to GLP requirements and surfactant analysis.Analytical Chemistry
Bees and other pollinating insects perform essential services in any ecosystem. As well as providing a host of products such as honey, wax, propolis, royal jelly and venom, bees are critical pollinators.
Our Chemical Regulation team have helped customers develop and defend safe and effective new plant protection products that have made a real difference to people’s lives around the world. We offer a comprehensive range of high quality consulting services to the crop protection industry developing and registering both chemical and biological based crop protection solutions for the global marketplace.
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