Our accreditations


The laboratory is accredited by the COFRAC on a set of programs and has one of the most elaborate and exhaustive scope of accreditation for contaminant research in food and water:

  • Allergens
  • Contaminants from packaging and processes
  • Pesticide Residues
  • Heavy Metals
  • Mycotoxins
  • Alkaloids
  • Residues of veterinary medicinal products
  • GMOs
  • Species authentication
  • Newly-formed contaminants
  • Food colouring agents
  • Dioxins and PCBs
  • Norovirus and Hepatitis A
  • Food Microbiology
  • Nutritional values
  • Water analysis
Phytocontrol is based in the Georges Besse II Science Park, in Nîmes, France. Its two neighbouring analytical production sites are each covered by a separate cofrac accreditation:
What is a flexible accreditation scope?

The Phytocontrol laboratory is recognised by the COFRAC as competent to adapt and implement in the field covered by the general scope any recognised method, and to develop any other method for which it has ensured validation.

Our commitments

A European expert in
testing for contaminants
Your routine analyses results within 2 to 6 days
Our studies are carried out with a view to providing you with the greatest reliability of analysis
Our local agencies ensure an active technical and logistic follow up