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 Contact person in the laboratory:

 Lic. Carlos Sepulveda Ibarra


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 Mandate of the Laboratory:

 Laboratory test

 Role in the farm-to-fork chain:

 Agricultural Food Safety Laboratory

 National Reference Laboratory:

 Yes, we are. In addition, we have accreditation No: SA-0060-
 008/11 as testing laboratory by the ema fulfilling the NMX-EC-
 17025-IMNC-2006, we are a recognized laboratory
 SAGARPA/SENASICA Determination of organoclorine pesticides
 residues, organophosphates, organonitrogen, carbamaes and
 pyrethroids in agricultural products with high water content,
 agricultural products with high fat content and citrus produce high
 water content by gas chromatography coupled with mass 
 spectrometry/mass and liquid chromatography coupled to mass
 spectrometry/mass. We also have authorization No. TA-07-
 12 from Third Authorized as testing laboratory.   

 Type of contaminants analysed:

 1. Pesticide Residues (GC/MSMS and LC/MSMS) more than 200
 2. Heavy Metals
 3. Molecular Biology - PCR-RT (Salmonella, E. Coli O157:H7,
 4. Microbiology (NOM's, Fecal Coliform, Total and E.C.)

 Matrices analysed:

 Pesticide Residues:
 Fruits and agricultural food.
 Heavy Metals:

 Agricultural products, food, and water for agriculture use.

 Molecular Biology - PCR-RT (Salmonella, E. Coli O157:H7,
 Listeria): Packaging facility and agricultural food.

 Microbiology (NOM's Fecal Coliform, Total and E.C.):
 Water for agriculture use and packing facility.

 Determination of mycotoxins: Agricultural food and grains.

 Combination matrices and
 contaminants analysed:

 Pesticide Residues:

 Organochlorine, Organophosphate, organo, Carbamates 
 Insecticides, Herbicides, Fungicides, Pyrethroids, Triazines.

 Heavy Metals:
 (Al, As, Pb, Cr, Fe, Mn, Ni, Zn, Se, Cd, Be, V, Cu, Hg, Co) by ICP

 Plasma in water for agricultral purposes.
 Al, As, Pb, Cr, Fe, Mn, Ni, Zn, Se, Cd, Be, V, Cu, Hg, Co by ICP

 Plasma in agriculture and food.

 Analysis in microbiology:
 Determination of fecal coliforms, total coliforms and E. coli in
 water for agricultural use in the field and packing facility.

 Detection of Salmonella in Food NOM from agriculture, compost 
 and agricultural water.

 Determination of E. Coli O157:H7 By Real-Time PCR Method for
 Packaging and Food Facilities agricultural.

 Determination of Salmonella enterica by Real-Time PCR method in
 food packing facilities and agricultural.

 Determination of Listeria monocytogenes Real-Time PCR method
 in food packing facilities and agriculture.

 Determination of mycotoxins:
 Aflatoxins B1, B2, G1, G2 and ochratixin A in food and grain farm
 by chromatography LC/MSMS QQQ.

 Description of validated method used:

 See Annex  AGROLAB.pdf

 Laboratory accredited according to

 Yes. Our accreditation number is SA-0060-008/11 provided by ema.

 By which accreditation body?

 Entindad Mexicana de Acreditación A.C. EMA.

 Provision of interpretation of residue
 data to customers:

 It provides data interpretation of the results in the final report

 Laboratory certified according to GLP:

 We are associate members of GLOBAL GAP

 Is laboratory available for research and
 development (R@D) within RALACA
 when funding becomes available?


 Is the laboratory available for quality
 auditing services within RALACA when
 funding becomes available?


 Is the laboratory available for expert 
 missions within RALACA when funding
 becomes available?


 Is the laboratory available for ad hoc on-
 site training when funding becomes


 Is the laboratory available for ad hoc
 remote/distance learning training when
 technology and funding becomes


 Is the laboratory available for
 reparation of ad hoc reference materials
 when projects/funding becomes


 Is the laboratory available for
 organization and distribution of ad hoc
 proficiency testing/collaborative trials
 when projects/funding becomes


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