Herbal testing

The laboratory has specific expertise in quality issues related to botanicals: raw materials, finished (health) products, ….

Its experts are active both at the national and international level and may provide assistance to companies developing and distributing herbals for pharmaceutical use.​

  • Micro- and macroscopy*

Identification and foreign matter.

  • Liquid chromatography*

Identification and assay of active substances and markers. High or ultrahigh performance liquid chromatography coupled to ultraviolet/visible, fluorescence, refractive index or mass spectrometry detection.

  • Gas chromatography

Chromatographic profile of essential oils.

  • Thin-layer chromatography*

Identification of active substances and markers.

  • Ultraviolet and visible spectrophotometry*

Colorimetry of active substances and markers.

  • Determination of essential oils
  • Microbiological examination*

Microbiological enumeration and testing for specified micro-organisms in herbal medicinal products for oral use and extracts.


* Accredited analysis technique

Note: This is a non-exhaustive list of analytical techniques we propose.

Please contact us for personal information on other tests.

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