Newsletter #22




Quality: Relana recognition sucessfully renewed in 2020

Ever since its foundation in 2005, Primoris has been part of Relana, the ultimate quality circle of laboratories in terms of pesticide and contaminant analyses. Laboratories that have Relana recognition provide a guarantee for high reliability and excellent quality.

Primoris will also be part of Relana in 2020. Additionally, Primoris is the only laboratory in the Benelux that is part of the select group of recognised Relana laboratories. For the moment, only 10 laboratories in Europe meet the high level criteria of Relana:

Recognition 2020

All laboratories that are part of Relana commit themselves to provide high quality for their activities and services. Furthermore, the quality of the recognised laboratories is systematically tested and evaluated using strict proficiency tests, which also determine the possibility of further recognition.

Overview proficiency tests fall 2019

Proficiency tests are part of Primoris’ everyday operation. These are independent tests that try to verify the analysis quality of a laboratory. Further, their results are used to evaluate the performance of the analysis methods and, if necessary, adjust them. Subsequently, Primoris also takes part in various undercover proficiency tests to meet the strictest quality demands possible.

This fall Primoris participated in the following proficiency tests:

  • Relana: pesticides on prunes
  • FAPAS: contaminants on vegetable oils
  • Bipea: pesticides on potatoes
  • Proof-ACS: pesticides on apple and peach
  • FAPAS: pesticides on feed