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                                  Herbal Product Testing Services

                                  Herbal Product Testing Services
                                  Herbal Product Testing Services
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                                  Service Code : HPTS - 96
                                  Brand Name : J. K. ANALYTICAL LABORATORY
                                  Price And Quantity
                                  • Minimum Order Quantity
                                  • 5 Gram
                                  • Price
                                  • 99 INR/Gram

                                  Based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, we are best known for offering excellent Herbal Product Testing Services. We are offering these services in cosmetic and medical industry for inspecting the quality and therapeutic values of various herbs. Our appointed highly experienced team of personnel is capable of testing the quality of various kinds of herbs on standard parameters. These Herbal Product Testing Services are rendered at competitive rates.


                                  • Checks the medicinal properties of herbs
                                  • Carried out in our well equipped laboratories
                                  • Rendered under the guidance of experts

                                  Food, Farm and Herbal Products

                                  The section dealing with the food and farm products focuses on the following thrust areas :

                                  • Quality evaluation of various raw and processed food products
                                  • Quality evaluation of food additives and food packaging materials
                                  • Method development and validation of analytical techniques
                                  • Studies on product differentiation
                                  • Shelf life / stability studies of products at both ambient and accelerated conditions
                                  • Inspection and certification of product quality
                                  • Certification of packaging materials for food products
                                  • Certification of materials used for serving food products
                                  • Certification of organic food
                                  • Evaluation of contaminants in foods
                                  • Development of food products for special purpose
                                  What are the various categories of food products usually analysed at J.K.LABORATORY ?
                                  • Functional foods
                                  • Milk and dairy products
                                  • Spices and Condiments
                                  • Raw and processed fruits and vegetables
                                  • Cereals and pulses
                                  • Sugar and confectionery
                                  • Food additives
                                  • Vegetable oils and fats
                                  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
                                  • Meat and meat products
                                  • Egg and poultry products
                                  • Food packaging materials
                                  • Marine products
                                  • Beverages including alcoholic

                                  What do you mean by quality of food ?
                                  Quality of food can be defined as specific criteria, which can be taken into account for a particular food to be used for an intended purpose.

                                  What are the various factors which contribute towards quality of food ?
                                  The various factors contributing towards quality of food are :

                                  • Appearance
                                  • Colour
                                  • Taste
                                  • Odour
                                  • Nutritional value
                                  • Adulterants
                                  • Contaminants (Physical, Chemical & Microbiological)
                                  • Hygiene

                                  Why is it necessary to analyze and certify food products before or after processing ?
                                  It is necessary to analyze and certify food products before or after processing :
                                  To know the quality of raw materials and final products,
                                  To understand occurrence of any physicochemical changes during processing or storage, and
                                  To ensure purity, freshness and safety of the food products at the time of consumption.


                                  What are the quality Norms and Protocols followed for analysis ?Analysis is done as per both National and International Standards with the following major protocols :
                                  • Bureau of Indian Standards
                                  • Agricultural Markings
                                  • Prevention of Food Adulteration Act
                                  • Fruit Product Order
                                  • Association of Official Analytical Chemists International
                                  • American Association of Cereal Chemists
                                  • American Oil Chemist's Society
                                  • American Spice Trade Association
                                  • American Dry Products Institute
                                  • American Public Health Association
                                  • SriLanka Standard Institution
                                  • In-house validated methods and procedures
                                  • Party's specifications

                                  What are various parameters evaluated for certifying quality of food ?
                                  In order to ensure the right quality of various food products, several parameters are evaluated as given below :


                                  Test parameters Methodology adopted Applicability

                                  PHYSICAL AND RHEOLOGICAL PARAMETERS


                                  Refraction Sieve test Flour
                                  Insect infestation Visual observation Cereals, pulses
                                  Admixture Visual observation Cereals, pulses
                                  Colour on  scale
                                  Oil, fat,
                                  Bellier turbidity temperature Visual Oils
                                  Optical rotation Polarimeter Sugar, Syrup, Oil & fat
                                  Refractive Index Abbe Refractometer Oil & fat, Sugar syrup
                                  Scorched particles Scorched particle tester Milk powder
                                  pH Digital pH meter Most of food products
                                  Specific gravity Specific gravity bottle Oils, Alcoholic beverages
                                  Microscopic Examination Compound Microscope Honey, Starch products
                                  Water absorption capacity Remi Centrifuge Fiber, Protein
                                  Oil absorption capacity Remi Centrifuge Fiber, protein
                                  Falling Number Falling Number Apparatus Wheat flour
                                  Elasticity & Extensibility of Dough Alveo-Consistograph Wheat flour
                                  Viscosity Hoake viscometer Ostwald viscometer Brookefield viscometer Fat & oil, fruit pulp

                                  CHEMICAL PARAMETERS


                                  Moisture Hot air oven 
                                  Vacuum oven 
                                  Karl Fischer titer 
                                  Dean & Stark
                                  Most of the food products, Animal feeds
                                  Fat or oil Chemical Most of the food products, Animal feeds
                                  Protein Chemical Most of the food products, Animal feeds
                                  Starch Chemical Starch containing products
                                  Sugars Chemical, HPLC Sugar, Beverages, Confectioneries, other food products
                                  Cellulose Spectrophotometer Vegetables, fruits, feed, fiber
                                  Ethyl alcohol Chemical Alcoholic beverages
                                  Methyl alcohol GC Alcoholic beverages
                                  Higher alcohols Spectrophotometer GC /Chemical Alcoholic beverages
                                  Esters GC Alcoholic beverages
                                  Total nitrogen Kjeldahl Unit Food & feed products
                                  Aldehydes, furfurals GC Alcoholic drinks & beverages, Honey
                                  Ash Muffle furnace Food & feed products
                                  Crude fiber Chemical Animal feeds, Bakery & Confectionery, Cereals, Pulses, Starch & starchy products
                                  Dietary fiber Enzymatic Functional foods, Bakery & Confectionery, Cereals, Pulses
                                  Soluble fiber Chemical Functional foods, Bakery & Confectionery, Cereals, Pulses
                                  Insoluble fiber Chemical Functional foods, Bakery & Confectionery, Cereals, Pulses
                                  Pectin Chemical Fruit & vegetable products
                                  Amino acid profile HPLC Infant food, Neutraceuticals
                                  Fatty acid profile GC Vegetable oils and fat, egg
                                  trans-Fatty acids GC FTIR Vegetable oils, Ghee
                                  Water and oil soluble vitamins HPLC Spectroflourometer Infants, Herbal drinks, Infant food
                                  Phytochemicals TLC HPLC Herbal products, Functional foods
                                  Flavinoids TLC Spectrophotometer Neutraceuticals
                                  Alkaloids Chemical Tobacco products, Tea & Coffee
                                  Acid insoluble ash Chemical  
                                  Whey protein nitrogen index Chemical Milk powder
                                  Phosphatase activity Spectrophotometer Milk and milk powder
                                  Alpha amylase activity Falling Number / Spectrophotometer Cereal flour, Barley, Malt
                                  b -Carotene HPLC Spectrophotometer Vegetable oils, meat
                                  Menthol GC Pan masala, Tobacco products
                                  Tannin Spectrophotometer Chemical Tea, Coffee, Arecanut (Betelnut)
                                  Caffeine HPLC Spectrophotometer Coffee, Tea, Carbonated beverages
                                  Cholesterol , Phyto-sterols HPLC GC Spectrophotometer Egg, ghee, vegetable oils
                                  Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Potassium, Manganese, Zinc, Silver, Gold, etc. AAS Raw and processed food products
                                  Chloride, Fluoride, Cyanide, Iodide, etc. Specific ion analyser Processed food products
                                  METALLIC CONTAMINANTS
                                  Arsenic, Mercury, Lead, Copper, Cadmium, Tin, Aluminum, Nickel, Iron, etc. AAS Food products, feed, additives, Canned foods

                                  BIOLOGICAL CONTAMINANTS


                                  E. coli, Samonella, S. aureus, Shigella,Campylobacter,Bacillus cereus, Pseudomonas, Clostridium sp. Microbiological methods ELISA Dairy products, processed food products
                                  Enterotoxin, Mycotoxins (Alfatoxins, Ochratoxin) HPLC / ELISA Peanuts, Animal feeds, Milk

                                  DRUGS & HORMONES


                                  Chloramphenicol LC-MS-MS Milk, Honey
                                  Nitrofurans (Furazolidone, Furatadone, Nitrofurantoin, Nitrofurazone) LC-MS-MS Milk, Honey
                                  Sulfonamide (Sulfadiazine, Sulfadimethoxine, Sulfadoxine, Sulfamerazine, Sulfanilamide, Sulfamethoxy pyridazine, Sulfathiazol, Trimethoprim) LC-MS-MS Milk, Honey
                                  Streptomycin LC-MS-MS Milk, Honey
                                  Tetracycline (Tetracyclin, Oxytetracyclin, Chlortetracyclin, Doxycyclin) LC-MS-MS Milk, Honey
                                  Oxytocin HPLC / RIA Milk
                                  Ronidazole LC-MS-MS Milk
                                  b -lactum ELISA Milk
                                  Steroids TLC Herbal products
                                  RADIOACTIVE CONTAMINANTS
                                  Cs-134, Cs-137, I-131, Sr-90, Am-241, Pt-239 Alpha, Beta and Gamma Counter Milk powder, Chilly, fruits, vegetables, processed food products
                                  CHEMICAL CONTAMINANTS
                                  Dioxins HPLC Milk powder
                                  RESIDUAL PESTICIDES
                                  Organochlorine compounds (Hexachlorobenzene,Chlorobenzilate , pp-DDT, op-DDT, pp-DDE, pp-DDD, HCH (all isomers), Lindane, Vinclozolin) GC-MS Raw and processed food products, Animal feeds
                                  Organophosphorus compounds (Coumaphos, Malathion, Phosalone) GC-MS Raw and processed food products, Animal feeds
                                  Pyrethriod compounds (Cyfluthrin, Cypermethrin, Deltamethrin, Permethrin, Fenvalerate, Fluvalinate) GC-MS Raw and processed food products, Animal feeds
                                  Carbamates (Carbofuran, Propoxur, carbaryl) GC-MS Raw and processed food products, Animal feeds
                                  Miscellaneous compounds (Amitraz, Bromopropylate, Chinomethionine) GC-MS Raw and processed food products, Animal feeds
                                  FOOD ADDITIVES
                                  TBHQ, BHA, BHT HPLC GC-MS Spectrophotometer Oil and fat, fat-rich products
                                  monoglycerides Chemical Processed food products
                                  Emulsifiers Chemical Processed food products
                                  Artificial & natural colours HPLC TLC Spectrophotometer Processed food products
                                  Artificial sweeteners (saccharin, aspartame, etc.) HPLC Carbonated beverages, Low calorie products
                                  Benzoic acid, Sorbic acid, Propionic acid Chemical Processed food products



                                  Gambier TLC Catechu
                                  Urea Spectophotometer Milk
                                  Neutralizer Chemical Milk
                                  Starch Chemical Spectrophotometer Milk
                                  (Fomaldehyde, hydrogen peroxide)
                                  HPLC/Spectrophotometer Food products
                                  Detergents Chemical Milk
                                  Argemone TLC Mustard oil
                                  Mineral oil, Animal body fat TLC/FTIR Vegetable oil, Ghee, processed food products
                                  Banned / Non-permitted dyes & colours HPLC/ LC-MS-MS Processed food products, Vegetables

                                  PACKAGING MATERIALS


                                  Tin, Chromium AAS Tin plate
                                  Sulphide stain Chemical Food cans
                                  Laquer Physical Chemical Tin cans
                                  Migration tests Chemical Food grade plastics
                                  Heavy metals like Pb, As, Cd, Se, Ba, AAS Coloured plastics
                                  Water vapour permeability Humidity chamber Plastics
                                  Identification of plastic materials Chemical FTIR DSC Food packaging materials
                                  Physical tests Thickness gauge
                                  Universal testing machine 
                                  Elmendrof tear tester 
                                  Dart impact tester
                                  Plastic packages
                                  Trade Information
                                  • FOB Port
                                  • ahmedabad
                                  • Supply Ability
                                  • N/A Per Day
                                  • Delivery Time
                                  • 10-15 Days Days
                                  • Sample Available
                                  • Yes
                                  • Sample Policy
                                  • Free samples are available
                                  • Packaging Details
                                  • By Courier
                                  • Main Domestic Market
                                  • All India
                                  • Certifications
                                  • ISO

                                  J. K. ANALYTICAL LABORATORY & RESEARCH CENTRE

                                  We Provide Our Testing Services in India, Africa, USA, and Canada.

                                  All The Clients Are Requested To Send Their Samples Through Courier Only, As We Will Not Be Able To Entertain Any Client At The Lab.