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Concept Life Sciences provides a comprehensive Mycotoxin testing service. The analysis is based on LC-MS/MS with the availability of low limits of detection to comply with regulatory standards. We offer a standard 5 or 10 working day service with rapid analysis also available.

Mycotoxins

Concept provides a comprehensive Mycotoxin testing service with the availability of low limits of detection to comply with specific legislation. The analysis is performed on state of the art LC-MS/MS to guarantee reliable and accurate results. Even trace amounts of mycotoxins can be detected with detection limits as low as 0.1 µg/kg .

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Fast, accurate and reliable mycotoxin analytics

We provide ‘fit for purpose’ data for compliant food and feed law including:

  • Commission Recommendation 2006/576/EC (Feeds)
  • Commission Directive 2002/32/EC (Feeds) Patulin
  • Commission Regulation 1881/2006 (Foods)

Mycotoxins are low-molecular weight, chemically diverse toxins that are produced naturally by moulds found contaminating crop plants and fruit.

They can cause a wide range of acute and chronic effects, for example Aflatoxin B1 is the most potent natural carcinogen known to man and Ochratoxin A causes damage to the liver, kidneys and immune system.

Mycotoxin testing services

Our expertise allow us to perform analyses to precise levels of accuracy for:

  • Aflatoxins
  • Aflatoxin B1
  • Ochratoxin A
  • Zearalenone (ZON)
  • Fumonisins
  • Trichothecenes (T-2 toxin, HT-2 toxin)
  • Deoxynivalenol (DON)