Determination of crop protection products and contaminants is not easy. Hundreds of pesticides are on the market and they are used on hundreds of different commodities.

Primoris offers the analysis of a broad range of commodities and investigates in research to be an expert in the determination of pesticides and contaminants on special, more complex commodities like:  

  • Oil containing seeds and vegetable oils
  • Plant extracts such as medicinal preparations and essential oils
  • Animal products such as milk, eggs, meat, fat, cheese, honey
  • Spices
  • Sugar crops
  • Tobacco
  • Tea, coffee and cacao
  • Others

Legislation

For a lot of those more complex commodities, no specific legislation is actually in place. In order to make a correct interpretation of the analysis result, we follow the general MRL rules described in the pesticide EU-MRLs and active substances. 

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Analyses

Based on the wide variety of analyses that we offer, we are able to analyse a big number of more complex matrices.

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Certified by

The group of complex matrices is a very heterogeneous group of matrices (like milk, spices, sugar crops, oil containing seeds, ...) so there is no specific certification for complex matrices in general. 

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Support

Please contact us if you have questions about complex matrices, as we believe that our role goes beyond laboratory analysis.

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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