Our analyses

Expert in contaminant analyses

A major player in France and Europe in the analysis of contaminants thanks to its historical know-how and cutting-edge technologies, Phytocontrol deploys a first-class analytical service.

In addition to its Contaminants field of expertise, Phytocontrol offers a complementary range oriented physico-chemistry and microbiology of water and food.

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Pesticide residues

Pesticide residue analysis is Phytocontrol's core business. Our expertise and our latest-generation analytical equipment guarantee you an efficient and reactive service.

Heavy metals

Phytocontrol analyses as soon as possible all heavy metals and metallic trace elements in all plant and animal foodstuffs, as well as in water.

Mycotoxins

Phytocontrol has developed the most innovative and effective methods allowing the determination of all mycotoxins of interest via mono or multimycotoxin methods.

Alkaloids

Ergot alkaloids, Datura alkaloids, pyrrolizidines, glycoalkaloids and capsaicinoids are analyzed by multialkaloid methods in UFLC.

Residues of veterinary medicinal products

Products of animal origin are subject to contamination by veterinary drug residues. Phytocontrol offers a reactive analysis method for chloramphenicol on a wide spectrum of matrices.

GMOs

Phytocontrol offers you a complete range of identification and quantification of Genetically Modified Organisms, authorised and unauthorised, in mono and multi-events by real-time PCR.

Authentication of animal and plant species

Thanks to its expertise in real-time PCR analysis, Phytocontrol offers a reactive service for the authentication of animal and plant species.

Allergens

By combining the most advanced chromatographic and biotechnological analytical techniques, LCMS/MS, PCR and Elisa, Phytocontrol analyses all food allergens in European regulations.

Contaminants from packaging and processes

Phytocontrol has developed the latest generations of Mosh-Moah, phthalates, bisphenol A and melamine analyses to identify your packaging and process contamination.

Newly-formed contaminants

Phytocontrol is able to measure by UFLC the main contaminants resulting from food processing during the process: Acrylamide, Bisphenol, 3-MCPD, glycidol esters and PAH.

Food colouring agents

Phytocontrol has developed a new multi-colour analysis method by LC-MS/MS for prohibited dyes and those authorised by European regulations.

Dioxins and PCB

Phytocontrol offers you a new ultra-efficient extraction and purification process guaranteeing you the highest quality analysis as quickly as possible for your dioxin controls.

Norovirus et Hepatitis A

Phytocontrol proposes an innovative analysis method allowing the simultaneous qualitative and quantitative research of norovirus GI, GII and Hepatitis A in plants by real-time PCR.

Food Microbiology

Phytocontrol accompanies you for the installation, the realization and the complete follow-up of your plan of analytical control of microbiological contaminants.

Nutritional values

Phytocontrol's Food Physico-Chemistry division guarantees you the best reactivity for your analyses of nutritional values according to the new European INCO regulation.

Water analyses

Phytocontrol develops all water analyses to meet health safety requirements, and promotes an innovative eco-technological process for pesticide analysis.

Our accreditations

Phytocontrol's Cofrac accreditation scope is among the most complete, especially with regard to food contaminants.

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Our accreditations

Phytocontrol's Cofrac accreditation scope is among the most complete, especially with regard to food contaminants.

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Our logistics solutions

Phytocontrol deploys via its network of regional agencies an integrated solution facilitating the routing of samples for its customers.

A team of dedicated, trained and authorized sampling technicians covers the entire territory to collect, sample, or collect samples directly on site every day.

Equipped with three-temperature vehicles complying with the NF X15-140 standard, Phytocontrol sampling technicians thus contribute to increased reactivity, enhanced traceability and perfect control of the cold chain.

Our logistics solutions

Phytocontrol deploys via its network of regional agencies an integrated solution facilitating the routing of samples for its customers.

A team of dedicated, trained and authorized sampling technicians covers the entire territory to collect, sample, or collect samples directly on site every day.

Equipped with three-temperature vehicles complying with the NF X15-140 standard, Phytocontrol sampling technicians thus contribute to increased reactivity, enhanced traceability and perfect control of the cold chain.

Our commitments

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