A pesticide, or a plant protection product, is any substance or mixture of substances used to destroy, suppress or alter the life cycle of anything that is not wanted on a crop. A pesticide can be a naturally derived or synthetically produced substance and can also be an organism, for example, the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis which is used to control a number of insect pests.
Pesticides include, fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, lures, rodenticides and repellents. They are used in commercial, domestic, urban and rural environments. There are currently thousands of pesticide products registered. A lot of the products are allowed to use in several different legislations and others are not (any more).
Primoris started as a lab with the specialty of just pesticides and therefore we have a lot of experience with these products.
At Primoris, specialists work on this topic. It is made sure that legislation on pesticides is always up to date in our system so your results will always be shown with the right and updated legislation.
Primoris has developed multi-residue methods not with the purpose to obtain the largest scope possible, but to produce relevant analysis methods which are providing the highest possible assurance.
Primoris analyses pesticides on a wide range of products such as fresh vegetables, fruit and potatoes, ...
Primoris started as a lab with the specialty of just pesticides and therefore we have a lot of experience with the residue analysis of pesticides in food and feed.
As part of ensuring a constant quality control and -improvement, Primoris takes part in many national and international ring tests. These are independent checks on the quality of laboratory analysis.
On Monday July 3rd, we introduce a new product code for analyses on dithianon: DITH_01_A.When requesting dithianon in extranet, make sure to select this new product code.
On Monday July 3rd, we launch two important scope updates of our LMS and LMS2 multimethods. Please read these changes carefully as they might be relevant when registering a sample.
On December 16th, we celebrated the 15th anniversary of the Belgian private lab, that was officially launched on July 1st 2001 as a spin-off of the Belgian Ghent University.