Chemical Contaminants

Test for success. Today, more than ever, you need a strong food safety partner.

Your Needs

You need to ensure the purity and quality in your product. Current global food regulations including the US Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) increase emphasis on contaminants and residue analysis as part of a food safety plan. You want a partner who can identify contaminants to protect product integrity and deliver on your brand promise.

Our Differentiation

We understand that your contaminant testing needs are unique. When you partner with Covance, our expertise in testing a wide variety of matrices delivers a distinct advantage to you which reaches far beyond the challenges of routine testing. Our vast experience with challenging matrices, including but not limited to botanicals and teas, brings with it a peace of mind for you.

We understand that a relevant and robust ingredient or supplier verification program is key to your business. Our extensive knowledge of regulations and trends in contaminants can be immediately put to your advantage to assist in developing and maintaining a program that meets your needs while protecting your brand.

Our Capabilities

Employ our global capabilities and scientific expertise using a Codex-based, chemical risk assessment model to establish risk profiles for ingredients, suppliers, sourcing geography, usage rates, inherent risks and more.

Discover our partner-based solutions, including, but not limited to:

  • Pesticides
  • Heavy Metals (As, Pb, Cd and more)
  • Residual Solvents
  • Glyphosate
  • Mycotoxins (Aflatoxins, Patulin and more)
  • Allergens
  • Veterinary Drugs
  • Prop 65 Support
  • Risk Assessment
  • PDE5 Inhibitors and Analogues
  • Non-Targeted Analysis (LC-HRMS)