Florfenicol

Test Code
VM00028
£325.00
Standard Price per sample £325.00
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Florfenicol
  • Method Used
    LC-MS/MS
  • Accreditation
    ISO 17025 flexible scope
  • Standard Turnaround Time
    10 working days

As well as accredited analyses for a range of matrices from food producing animals. Fera also provide bespoke method development solutions and un-accredited analyses for other analyte/matrix combinations. Processed meat and samples high in fat may present an analytical challenge and require additional method development prior to analysis and as such cannot always be analysed using accredited methodology. Please get in touch using the contact details on this page to confirm testing requirements and accreditation status if unsure.

Fera’s ISO 17025 accreditation status can be found at https://www.ukas.com/download-schedule/1642/Testing/.

Fera food safety experts make use of innovative testing methods to highlight the levels of florfenicol and its major metabolites, within your food samples. We can also provide the evidence required by regulators to verify that the levels of Florfenicol within your food products are compliant.

Our analysis is accredited to ISO17025 by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) and the method has been validated in accordance with the principles set out in Commission Decision 2002/657/EC (or as subsequently amended), for the majority of analyte / matrix combinations.

Regulatory limits strictly control the use of Florfenicol, with Maximum Residue Limits (MRL) being defined in Commission Regulation (EU) 37/2010 for a range of food producing species. MRLs have been set in muscle, skin / fat, liver and kidney.

Florfenicol is a wide spectrum, synthetic antibacterial substance used in aquaculture, livestock and poultry to treat disease. However, its use is prohibited in animals from which eggs or milk are produced for human consumption.

Florfenicol is known to metabolise in animal tissues after administration. The marker residue is defined in legislation as the sum of florfenicol and its metabolites, measured as florfenciol amine.

The analytical method used at Fera is based on the conversion of florfenicol and its major metabolites to florfenicol-amine using acid hydrolysis. Testing is then carried out using liquid chromatography–tandem mass spectrometry (LC–MS/MS).


Confirmatory Analysis

Confirmatory analysis, where required, will be at the same value as the analysis performed. Fera will contact you beforehand to establish if the additional analysis is required. The delivery time for confirmatory results will be 10 working days from your instruction to proceed.

Please contact us to discuss volume discounts.

Detail Specification

Standard Turnaround Time

10 working days

Method Used

LC-MS/MS

Accreditation

ISO 17025 flexible scope

Department

Food Safety

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