Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons determination (PAH 4)

This analysis package is used to determine the amount of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in food, feed, and supplement products. The package covers the following substances, known together as PAH4:

  • benzo(a)pyrene [CAS: 50-32-8)

  • benz(a)anthracene [CAS: 56-55-3]

  • benzo(b)fluoranthene [CAS: 205-99-2]

  • chrysene [CAS: 218-01-9]

According to EU regulations, materials that potentially require PAH testing include:

  • foods and dietary items intended for infants or young children

  • oils and fats

  • smoked meat and fish

  • smoked products prepared using traditional methods

  • smoke flavorings

Compliance can be evaluated using several regulations, including the following:

  • Commission Regulation (EU) 835/2011

  • Commission Regulation (EU) 2023/915

  • Commission Regulation (EU) 2020/1255

  • Regulation (EC) No 2065/2003

Suitable sample matrices
Food, feed, dietary supplements
Required sample quantity
100 g or 100 ml
Typical turnaround time
2 weeks after receiving the samples
Available quality systems
Accredited test method

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Price per sample (Excl. VAT):
169 €

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