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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

4 Food Labelling Challenges Since Brexit

Since Brexit, the UK is now considered a third country. This means that companies exporting from UK to the European Union will have to face different compliance challenges from now on.   Here are 4 challenges to consider:   1. Address on the Label   When exporting to countries within the European Union, it is ... Continued

Vegetable baby food tested

The first complementary food is given to babies after about four to seven months, because from this point on milk is no longer sufficient for an optimal nutrition. With vegetable baby food babies get important fiber, vitamins and minerals to help them grow big and strong.   Furan is not part of a healthy diet ... Continued

New progress on the stability indexes for EVOOs

Jaén, Spain  Laboratorio Tello together with L.A.B. (both part of Tentamus Group) and the University of Granada, continue to advance in the development of stability indices on extra virgin olive oils and other vegetable oils.   Since 2018, Laboratorio Tello and L.A.B. are working on the public research project CASEITE of the call “RETOS Colaboración 2017″ next to the Analytical Chemistry Research Group FQM-232 (Analysis in Food and Environment of UGR) ... Continued

Thiamethoxam banned for use in the UK

Thiamethoxam, a neonicotinoid pesticide, was banned for use by both the UK and the EU back in 2018 due to the adverse effects on bee populations and other pollinators. In recent years it had been approved in the UK for emergency use due to the presence of yellow virus.   Growers of sugar beet in ... Continued

Potential dangers of Nitrosamines in Rifampin and Rifapentine

Rifampin and Rifapentine are antibiotics used to treat and prevent tuberculosis or meningococcal disease. The FDA became aware and subsequently released guidance on August 26, 2020, about the potential of nitrosamine impurities in certain samples of Rifampin and Rifapentine. The nitrosamines in question are 1-methyl-4-nitrosopiperazine (MNP) for Rifampin and 1-cyclopentyl-4-nitrosopiperazine (CPNP) for Rifapentine. Both MNP and ... Continued

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