Testing laboratory of the National Institute of Standards is provided with modern equipment, particularly devices made by the “Shimadzu” Japanese firm, for example atomic absorption spectrophotometer that is used for the determination of toxic and other elements (up to 10-9): Residual quantities of stabile chlorine-organic chemical pest-killers in foodstuffs, other products, soil and water are determined by gas chromatographs. Quantities of fusel oils, esters and other complex compounds in spirits and vodkas are also determined by chromatographs.

The testing laboratory is provided with Japanese high efficiency liquid chromatograph by which quantities of mycotoxins are determined. Ion chromatograph is intended for the determination of ionic composition of potable water, mineral water and beverages. Identification of foodstuff (particularly alcoholic beverages) is carried out by chromium mass spectrometer.

The testing laboratory is recognized by the DG VI Vine committee of European Commission and it grants VI-1 conformity document (certificate) for grape juice, malt and vines for the exportation to the European Union member-countries.

The testing laboratory performs testing of building materials, natural and artificial stones. For the natural and artificial stones radioactivity is determined. Personnel of the laboratory consists of competent and trained specialists 4 of which have an academic degree.


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