Ochratoxin A

Test Code
MN00006
£121.00
Standard Price per sample £121.00
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Ochratoxin A
  • Method Used
    HPLC-fluorescence detection
  • LOD (limit of detection)
    0.2 µg/kg
  • Accreditation
    ISO 17025
  • Standard Turnaround Time
    10 working days

Fera Science Limited can analyse food or feed samples to measure levels of ochratoxin A. 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 uses 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.

Fera Science Limited can analyse food or feed samples to measure levels of ochratoxin A.

Ochratoxin A is a food and feed contaminating mycotoxin often produced by Aspergillus ochraceus or Penicillium verrucosum, Human exposure can occur through consumption of contaminated food products.

Ochratoxin A is a nephrotoxin which can cause acute and chronic effects in the kidneys of animals although the sensitivity of different species varies. However, ochratoxin A is genotoxic and teratogenic and also a potential carcinogen, hence the presence of ochratoxin A in food and feed is undesirable.




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Detail Specification

Standard Turnaround Time

10 working days

Method Used

HPLC-fluorescence detection

LOD (limit of detection)

0.2 µg/kg

Accreditation

ISO 17025

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