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PESTICIDE QUALITY TESTING LABORATORY

Scope of research

  • Monitoring of the quality of plant protection products as part of official controls.
  • Preparation of evaluations, reports and comments to the registration documentation of plant protection products.
  • Examination of the originality of plant protection products and issuing expert quality reports in cases of counterfeit suspicions.
  • Examination of expired plant protection products for the purpose of extending their shelf life.
  • Examination of the content of active substances and contaminations in plant protection products (commercial products).
  • Examination of physical and chemical properties of plant protection products.
  • Testing the quality of technical grade materials for the production of formulations of plant protection products.
  • Conducting registration testing for plant protection products in accordance with the standards of the Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) system with regard to the composition and physical and chemical properties of technical materials and formulations.
  • Testing of physical and chemical compatibility of ingredients in case of a combined use of agrochemicals.

Main achievements

  • Establishment of an independent analytical laboratory specialising in the evaluation of plant protection products and the problems associated with their production, use, storage and possible environmental contamination.
  • Equipping the laboratory with modern research and measurement equipment.
  • Development of a number of methods of analysis of formulations of plant protection products and technical concentrates.
  • Creation of a quality control system for plant protection products and carrying out official annual control together with PIORiN (the Main Inspectorate of Plant Health and Seed Inspection).
  • Preparation of numerous expert opinions on the quality of plant protection products, attesting expired products, testing counterfeit pesticides.
  • Conducting works under the Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) system.

 

More information available on the Branch website: www.ior.gliwice.pl

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Contact details

Contact details

Poland, 60-318 POZNAŃ, ul. Władysława Węgorka 20

phone no: +48 61 864 9000, fax: +48 61 867 63 01

e-mail: sekretariat@iorpib.poznan.pl

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