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Elemental Analysis

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Eurofins is the world-leader in trace elemental analysis for nutritional and compositional testing.  Eurofins is a network of multiple laboratories worldwide with a comprehensive portfolio of methods dedicated to the detection of trace minerals.  We can perform the elemental analysis required for nutritional labeling.  Our elemental testing combined with our other nutritional tests make Eurofins a one-stop shop for your nutritional labeling needs. 

Our commitment is to produce quality results fast. We possess the technical expertise and market knowledge in various industries to allow our clients to verify compliance with the latest regulations in each country and market, both for raw materials and finished goods.  We employ the latest analytical technologies that provide the robustness and sensitivity needed for low level detection of trace minerals and elements.  The techniques include Atomic Absorption, ICP-OES/ICP-AES, ICP-MS, as well as traditional titrimetric and gravimetric methods.

Below is a summary of some of the elemental analytes we determine for nutritional and compositional testing.  Other analytes, including contaminates and heavy metals may be available through our worldwide network of laboratories.  

Elemental Analysis:

  • Aluminum
  • Calcium
  • Copper
  • Iron
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Molybdenum
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Selenium
  • Sodium
  • Sulfur
  • Zinc
  • Contaminant elements: Arsenic, Cadmium, Mercury, Lead, Antimony, Tin, Nickel
  • And other trace elements needed

Inorganic Assays:

  • Acid Insoluble Ash (Silicon Dioxide)
  • Fluoride
  • High level calcium by titration
  • High level phosphorus by titration
  • Nitrate/Nitrite in water
  • Phytic Acid in Feed/Grain
  • Salt (Sodium Chloride)
  • Soluble Chloride