Heavy metals are present in the soil but their concentration depends on the impact of human or natural activities that were executed in the past. These heavy metals are being absorbed by plants, but not every plant absorbs as much of these heavy metals.

The presence of heavy metals has to be checked with the limits that have been established worldwide. 

Legislation

The presence of heavy metals has to be checked with the limits that have been established worldwide. 

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Analysis methods

In case heavy metals are being found, it is important to check if Colombia, the USA or the EU have determined Maximum Limits for those heavy metals. We can help you with the analysis of the found heavy metals.

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Sample matrix

Heavy metals can appear in many different compounds. Primoris has experience in the analysis of a lot of those compounds.

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Certified by

Primoris has built up a lot of experience with residue analysis of heavy metals in food and feed and serves as a preferred partner for a lot of (international) companies and organisations.

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Actualidad sobre legislaciones de límites máximos de residuos de pesticidas y contaminantes

Para consultar la normatividad europea y colombiana y del Codex sobre los LMR queremos compartir los siguientes vínculo(s) que pueden ser de su interés. Información adicional relacionada a los temas presentados anteriormente puede encontrarla en nuestra sitio web www.primoris-lab.com o puede contactarnos vía email info@primoris-lab.co.

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Service of Primoris Colombia during corona crisis

The prevention of Covid-19 is everyone's task, so Primoris Colombia, thinking about the safety of our clients, suppliers and collaborators, has implemented prevention measures in its laboratory to mitigate the contamination and spread of the virus in this way continue providing our support and analysis services to our clients in a normal and timely manner in order to continue contributing to the strategic growth of our clients.

Launch of accredited analyses on 3-MCPD, 2-MCPD and GE in vegetable oils and fats

As from now on, Primoris is also your partner for high quality and accredited analyses on 3-MCPD, 2-MCPD and glycidyl esters (GE) in vegetable oils and fats.

Launch of highly reliable analyses on mineral oil hydrocarbons in food

As from Monday January 29th, we extend our services with highly reliable and accredited analyses of the mineral oil hydrocarbons (MOH) in food:

  • MOSH: mineral oil saturated hydrocarbons
    • POSH: polyolefinic oligomeric saturated hydrocarbons (closely related to MOSH. POSH & MOSH are always reported together)
  • MOAH: mineral oil aromatic hydrocarbons