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COVID-19

SARS-CoV2 detection on surface testing

Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19 o 2019-nCoV) is proved to be persistent for even more than nine days on inanimate surfaces such as metal, glass and plastic, but it can be effectively inactivated through appropriate sanitisation (Kampf G. et al. Persistent of coronaviruses on inanimates surfaces and their inactivation with biocidal agents. Review. Journal of Hospital Infection.
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ACRYLAMIDE ANALYSIS ON FOOD

Acrylamide analysis on food Referring to COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2017/2158 of 20 November 2017 establishing mitigation measures and benchmark levels for the reduction of the presence of acrylamide in food Laemmegroup performs the analysis on food with UNI EN 16618:2015 method with LOQ = 20ug/kg, suitable limit also for baby-food. The lab releases analysis in
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Emme Channel – Animal Welfare

Animal welfare and pharmacoresistance, food safety and antibiotics: these are some of the questions discussed in this edition of M-Magazine. This is a step forward for the second edition of the magazine put out by Laemmegroup, which is now also the company’s new business name. The Group is increasingly recognized for the professionalism, history and
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Potential dangers of Nitrosamines in Rifampin and Rifapentine

Rifampin and Rifapentine are antibiotics used to treat and prevent tuberculosis or meningococcal disease. The FDA became aware and subsequently released guidance on August 26, 2020, about the potential of nitrosamine impurities in certain samples of Rifampin and Rifapentine. The nitrosamines in question are 1-methyl-4-nitrosopiperazine (MNP) for Rifampin and 1-cyclopentyl-4-nitrosopiperazine (CPNP) for Rifapentine. Both MNP and
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Salmonella in herb mixtures

Recently, Salmonella was detected in several frozen herb mixtures. Salmonella are motile, gram-negative rods that can be consumed by humans through foods. The consumption of food contaminated with salmonella can lead to salmonellosis. Symptoms of salmonellosis are: Diarrhea Abdominal pain Headache Malaise Vomiting Mild fever Foods such as eggs, egg products, ice cream and raw
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Extension and conversion of accreditation

For many years, QSI GmbH holds an accreditation as a testing laboratory for the analysis of food and pharmaceutical raw materials. Regular inspections by the independent German Accreditation Body (DAkkS) provide evidence of the competence of our expert staff, the quality of our analytical results and the suitability of our laboratory equipment. In 2020, the
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Precision Analysis NW - A Tentamus Company

Precison Analysis NW LTD joins the Tentamus Network!

Liverpool   Together, Precision Analysis NW Ltd (Precision) and the Tentamus Group (Tentamus) are excited to announce the acquisition of Precision by Tentamus. Tentamus is thrilled to welcome Precision as its newest member to the global network of laboratories, on the 15th of March 2021. “Precision widens the northern UK expansion in the food and environmental
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Fruits and vegetables in a bottle – Testing smoothies

The German Nutrition Society (DGE) recommends eating at least five portions of fruits and vegetables a day. To meet this requirement, consumers are increasingly opting for smoothies from supermarkets. These drinks are made of fruit and vegetables, which are obtained from whole fruits (usually without peel and core). Conveniently carried in a bottle, they are
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Total Organic Carbon analysis

VelaLabs offers Total Organic Carbon analysis (TOC)

March 2021: VelaLabs offers Total organic carbon analysis The concentration of organic carbon (TOC) in samples is an important parameter for example in the analysis of pharmaceutical waters. Key Facts – TOC Measurements: Rapid sample processing timely results accurate analysis results in mg/l validated in accordance with EP 2.2.44. Device: TOC-LCPH / CPN of the
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Rapid and reliable detection of chlorpyrifos

Thanks to our in-house method for the determination of chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl, we can carry out the analysis of these two parameters in teas, herbal teas and fruit teas as an express order within 32 hours. With Regulation (EU) 2020/1085, the maximum residue limits (MRL) for chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl were reduced as of 13 November
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Medicinal product or medical device? – Webinar

 March 30, 2021, 3 pm cet     In which category does my product belong? This is often a non-trivial question.   In theory, medicinal products and medical devices can be very appropriately distinguished in terms of their modes of action and thus their medical purposes: while medicinal products exert their effect in a pharmacological,
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Endotoxin testing by using recombinant Factor C (rFC)

March 2021: As an alternative method for the Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) VelaLabs now offers endotoxin tests with recombinant Factor C-Test (rFC) – a fluorescence-based assay in a 96 well plate format. Pharmaceutical products and sales are growing and the demand of endotoxin testing increased. In the context of saving the horseshoe crap population VelaLabs has
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Tentamus España - New Website

Tentamus launches its Spanish Website

The Tentamus Group is happy to announce the launch of the Tentamus website in Spanish featuring all analytical services and industries covered by Tentamus Group: Food & Feed, Agriculture & Environment, Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices, Cosmetics as well as Agrosciences Services. The new website is aligned with the corporate identity of Tentamus Group and is
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