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 Contact person in the laboratory:

 Silvana Díaz

 Email of contact person:

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 Mandate of the Laboratory:

 AGROCALIDAD, is the government agency under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries (MAGAP) , which main role is to regulate and control agricultural health and food safety in the country.

 Role in the farm-to-fork chain:

 The Laboratory of Pollution of Agricultural Products, offers analysis of pesticide residues, to external customers in the agricultural sector of the country and for support internal activities of AGROCALIDAD, including programs for surveillance, prevention and control of food.

 National Reference Laboratory:


 Type of contaminants analysed:

 Pesticides organochlorine, organophosphorous, pirethroides,   carbamates, ditiocarbamates and others.

 Matrices analysed:

 Fruits, vegetables , cereals , milk , oil, flour , water, soil , etc

 Combination matrices and contaminants

 Fruits, vegetables , cereals , milk , oil, flour , water, soil , etc./Pesticides

 Description of validated method used:

 AOAC, DFG, G. Zweig, EPA.

 Laboratory accredited according to


 Provision of interpretation of residue
 data to customers:


 Laboratory certified according to GLP:


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