Veterinary Medicines in Animal Feed Proficiency Test

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Product Specification

Proficiency Test Information
Product Code Proficiency Test Matrix Approx. Size


Animal Feed

40 g


Avilamycin, Carbadox, Olaquindox, Sulfadiazine, Sulfadimidine (Sulfamethazine), Trimethoprim, Chlortetracycline, Oxytetracycline, Penicillin V, Florfenicol, Lincomycin, Tylosin, Tylvalosin (aivlosin), Valnemulin, Dimetridazole, Ronidazole


1 or more analytes will be present for identification and quantification. Antibiotics in animal feed are not currently within scope of accreditation to ISO 17043.

Test Description

Animal products for human consumption are tightly legislated and closely monitored for compliance. Veterinary medicines used in animals are likely to have a pharmacological effect in humans. Hence, for many veterinary medicines, there are extremely low maximum residue limits or even no MRL (i.e. any detection is non-compliant). The Fapas proficiency test materials are produced in keeping with EU MRLs or minimum required performance limit (MRPL) where MRLs are not set. The result reporting requirements are also in keeping with quality control guidelines laid out in EC/657/2002. Fapas veterinary medicine proficiency test materials include incurred residues as well as fortified animal products. The proficiency tests are grouped in analytical chemical class/matrix combinations and combine identification and quantification. The proficiency tests are suitable for all methods, including screening methods (for the detection of total amount of that chemical class).

Proficiency testing is a crucial tool from which to highlight and maintain the highly accurate testing ability required to fulfil customer needs and regulators requirements. Fapas proficiency tests make use of real food matrices, from which to maintain a high level of accuracy across your testing arrangement.

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