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Vitamin testing to support product claims and shelf life

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Eurofins tests many matrices for the quantity and quality of vitamins. Eurofins' Competence Centre for vitamin analysis in Denmark is a leading vitamin laboratory in Europe, offering a wide range of vitamin testing for industrial customers within foodstuffs, animal feed, food supplements and pet food. The lab is accredited according to ISO17025.

Concentrating vitamin testing through our competence centre enables Eurofins to provide customers with reliable results based on internationally recognised reference methods at very attractive turn-around times and competitive prices.  Development of new and optimisation of existing methods is continuously ongoing in order to meet future requirements for testing and documentation at an international level. For standard vitamin testing mainly USP, AOAC, GB and EN/ISO methods are applied.

Spectrum for vitamin testing

Fat-soluble vitamins

  • Vitamin A
  • Carotin
  • Vitamin D2/D3 (ergocalciferol/cholecalciferol)
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin K1 (phyllochinon)

Water-soluble vitamins

  • Vitamin B1 (thiamin)
  • Vitamin B2 (riboflavin)
  • Vitamin B6 (pyridoxin & pyridoxamin & pyridoxal)
  • Vitamin B12 (cyanocobalamin)
  • Niacin (nicotinic acid & nicotinamid)
  • Pantothenic acid
  • Biotin
  • Folic acid
  • Vitamin C (ascorbic acid & dehydroascorbic acid)

Matrices validated for standard tests comprise, but not limited to

  • Foodstuffs
  • Raw material for the food industry
  • Feeding stuff and compound feeding stuff
  • Pet food
  • Food supplements
  • Vitamin preparations and tablets

Quality and R&D

Reliable and correct results are the main concerns for the customer when choosing a laboratory for vitamin testing. Eurofins gives highest priority to quality, applying a well implemented quality assurance system and validated methods, daily test of quality performance, extensive use of reference materials (CRM, SRM), and participation in international proficiency tests. The laboratory

is accredited according to ISO 17025. In addition, having all vitamin testing activities based at a single location makes it possible to focus on R&D work.  

Questions?

Please contact your local Eurofins laboratory for more information about vitamin testing.