Ethephon

Test Code
PR00022
£150.00
Standard Price per sample £150.00
up to 1

Ethephon
  • Method Used
    LC-MS/MS
  • LOD (limit of detection)
    0.01 - 0.05 mg/kg
  • Accreditation
    ISO 17025
  • Standard Turnaround Time
    10 working days

This procedure is for determination of Ethephon in red grapes. The methodology both identifies (screen) and quantifies residues within your food sample using state of the art liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) equipment. This data can ensure your production processes are fit for purpose, as well as providing strong evidence to regulators and consumers about the safety of your foodstuffs and compliance with various regulations, including Maximum Residue Levels (MRLs).

Fera acts as the National Reference Laboratory for the analyses of pesticide residues. We employ leading experts to carry out tests to confirm that food complies with regulatory requirements; ensuring consumers are not exposed to unacceptable levels of pesticide residues.

Ethephon is a plant growth regulator used to promote fruit ripening, abscission, flower induction, and other responses. Ethephon is registered for use on a number of food, feed and nonfood crops, greenhouse nursery stock, and outdoor residential ornamental plants, but is used primarily on cotton. Formulations include formulation intermediates and soluble concentrates/liquids. Ethephon is applied to plant foliage by either ground or aerial equipment. It also may be applied by hand sprayer to certain home garden vegetables and ornamentals. Use practice limitations include prohibitions against applying ethephon through any type of irrigation system; feeding or grazing livestock in treated areas; and treating within 2 to 60 days of harvest, depending on the crop.

Strict regulations are enforced around the world to ensure the safety of foodstuffs for consumers, as well as ensuring production processes and the use of pesticides are correct.

Our accurate and reliable analysis can minimise negative economic impact on your business from residue findings in your products.  Our testing is typical completed within a short timeframe of 10 working days or shorter if requested.

Please contact us to discuss volume discounts.

Detail Specification

Standard Turnaround Time

10 working days

Method Used

LC-MS/MS

LOD (limit of detection)

0.01 - 0.05 mg/kg

Accreditation

ISO 17025

Ethephon

Subtotal £150.00

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