Aflatoxins B&G (Aflatoxins B1, B2, G1, G2, total)

Test Code
MN00001
£95.00
Standard Price per sample £95.00
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Aflatoxins B&G (Aflatoxins B1, B2, G1, G2, total)
  • Method Used
    HPLC-fluorescence detection
  • Accreditation
    ISO 17025
  • Standard Turnaround Time
    10 working days

Fera Science Limited can analyse food or feed samples to measure levels of Aflatoxins B1, B2, G1, G2, and total. The methods used are fully compliant with EU contaminants legislation to allow you to assess your compliance with regulatory limits in place.




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The method used is fully accredited to ISO17025 for food and feed samples and is based on an immunoaffinity column clean-up with HPLC-fluorescence detection. Matrix optimised extraction protocols coupled with highly specific clean-up protocols allow the analysis to respond optimally for challenging matrices so we can be sure the results produced are fit for purpose, accurate and precise.

Mycotoxins are a group of naturally occurring chemicals produced by a range of moulds. These moulds can grow on a range of crops and as they thrive in warm, humid conditions their presence can be used as an indicator of food quality from both field growth and storage conditions.

Aflatoxins are a subset of mycotoxins formed by fungi most commonly, Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus parasiticus.  It is important to control their presence within a range of foodstuffs and feed due to the potentially harmful effects on consumers and/or livestock, when consumed in significant quantities.

Regulatory limits for aflatoxins (aflatoxins B1, B2, G1, G2 ) are laid down in multiple EU regulations/recommendations and their amendments.

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        Detail Specification

        Test Code

        MN00001

        Standard Turnaround Time

        10 working days

        Method Used

        HPLC-fluorescence detection

        LOD (limit of detection)

        • 0.2 µg/kg aflatoxin B1, B2, G1, G2; 0.8 µg/kg total aflatoxin
        • Plant Material - 0.3 µg/kg aflatoxin B1, B2, G1, G2; 1.2 µg/kg total aflatoxin to 0.8 µg/kg aflatoxin B1, B2, G1, G2; 3.2 µg/kg total aflatoxin (matrix dependent)

        Accreditation

        ISO 17025

        Aflatoxins B&G (Aflatoxins B1, B2, G1, G2, total)

        Subtotal £95.00

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