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Pesticide Residues

Pesticide residue testing for compliance, safety and product claim substantiation.

Pesticide residues are strictly regulated on food products around the world. Failure to comply with maximum residue levels (MRLs) can result in recalls, reputational damage and loss of market share. Understanding pesticide chemical composition and residue levels is key to ensuring regulatory compliance.

We offer full pesticide residue analysis on a wide range of food and drink products, such as:

  • Beverages
  • Cereals
  • Grains
  • Legumes
  • Dairy
  • Fish
  • Fruit
  • Meat
  • Spices
  • Vegetables

With access to a global network of state-of-the-art laboratories, our experts use liquid chromatography and gas chromatography techniques to test for several hundred pesticides and residual metabolites, including:

  • Fungicides
  • Herbicides
  • Insecticides
  • Molluscicides
  • Rodenticides

SGS is recognized as the benchmark for quality and integrity for pesticide residue testing and claim substantiation in food and drink products. Wherever you operate in the world, our solutions support risk mitigation in supply chains while ensuring compliance with complex market regulations.

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