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Our Competencies

Multi Residue Analysis

We know that when it comes to your products quality and safety assurance are paramount. At Tentamus QTS Analytical we continuously develop the very best analytical techniques to provide a first-class residue testing service you can rely on.

Illegal dye testing

Since the illegal dyes scare began in early 2004 QTS has been at the forefront of the testing of a wide range of commodities for these contaminants. Working closely with Leatherhead Food International, QTS has provided a vast amount of testing in what are often very complex samples.

Single Analyte Methods

Our residues analysis is vital in ensuring your products’ safety. With our modern laboratory equipment, including highly sensitive devices for measurement and analysis, we can reliably detect many forms of residue and undesired substances, such as residues from crop-protection agents, fertilizers and various pollutants in your products.

Welcome to Tentamus QTS Analytical

Tentamus QTS Analytical is a testing laboratory specialising in the analysis of pesticide residues in fresh produce, tea, food products, cereals and many other matrices. Our name is derived from the key areas in which we excel:

QUALITY

Accuracy is vital in our work, which is why we have developed state-of-the- art analytical techniques that provide the right result every time.

TURNAROUND

Our new techniques have been developed not only with quality in mind but also with speed of results, enabling us to provide results for the majority of pesticide residues with impressive speed.

SERVICE

We offer a friendly, personal service that does not include being passed around aimlessly and being put on hold indefinitely.

News

UK: Microbeads in cosmetics to be banned

The manufacture and sale of products containing microbeads is now prohibited in the UK. Products affected by this ban include rinse-off cosmetics such as face scrubs, soaps, shower gels and tooth paste. The manufacture of products containing microbeads was already banned in January this year.   What are microbeads?   Microbeads are tiny pieces of ... Continued

Basics: Color Additives in Cosmetics [US law]

In this article, we would like to give you an informative overview about color additives and their categorisation and use in the USA. They are controlled by a strict system: Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. Non-compliance with the US requirements for colour additives leads to a adulteration of the cosmetics.     Categories of color ... Continued

#WorkersWednesday Part 13

It’s finally that time again: #WorkersWednesday! Almost every Wednesday, an employee of the Tentamus Group is introduced in this category. Today, we would like to introduce Alessandra from Tentamus Agriparadigma to you.     You & Tentamus   1. Please introduce yourself briefly and tell us in which department you work. My name is Alessandra ... Continued

New: Warnings on painkillers

In future, warnings will have to be affixed to the packaging of over-the-counter painkillers. These are intended to sensitize the consumer not to take the remedies for a longer period without medical advice. Affected are drugs that are used for mild to moderate pain and fever. They contain the following active ingredients: Acetylsalicylic acid (Aspirin) ... Continued

Tentamus Agriparadigma new Website goes online!

Tentamus Agriparadigma – A Tentamus Company, is happy to present its brand new website.   Agriparadigma was founded in 1987 and is an expert in a variety of areas within the Food & Feed market. With the mission of expanding its service-horizon, concerning both technological and scientific innovation, Agriparadigma joined Tentamus Group in 2015. The laboratory performs numerous ... Continued

Reduction of opium alkaloids in poppy seed

Poppy seeds have a typical taste and are rich in fat and protein. That is why they are often used for bread, rolls and cakes or to obtain cooking oil. Although the seed comes from the opium poppy, from which pharmaceutically active alkaloids such as morphine or codeine are also obtained, the opium poppy naturally ... Continued

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