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TentaMedix becomes official testing laboratory for medical devices

Karlsruhe: Animal free biomcompatibility testing of medical devices achieved ZLG recognition – Succesful Re-Accreditation according to ISO 17025:2018 On the 18th of December 2019 the Tentamus company TentaMedix GmbH received the official recognition document and listing by ZLG as testing laboratory according to the guideline 93/42 EWG, 90/385/EWG and DIN ISO/IEC 17025 for biological and
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MicroMol becomes TentaMedix GmbH

Karlsruhe: TentaMedix is pleased to announce the new company name On the 11th of November 2019 the Tentamus company MicroMol GmbH has changed its name to TentaMedix GmbH. TentaMedix will continue MicroMol’s business concept in offering sophisticated and accredited microbiological and bioanalytics in the field of  Biological Risk Assessment especially in the field of Biological
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Renewed GMP certificate for MicroMol

Extension of the certificate for amino acid analysis (Ph. Eur.2.2.56) and the absence of bacteriophages In August 2019, MicroMol has been inspected by the local regulatory GMP authority under the national inspection programme in connection with its activity according to the German Drug Law. After successful completion of the inspection MicroMol has extended its certificate
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Creamedix becomes part of MicroMol and the Tentamus Group

Karlsruhe/ Weingarten (Germany), 04.07.19  The medical device testing laboratory Creamedix in Weingarten, Germany, is joining MicroMol in Karlsruhe and thus also the Tentamus Group. Dr. Dominik Herzog, Managing Director of MicroMol GmbH announced the move in Weingarten. “We are very pleased to welcome Creamedix on board of MicroMol and Tentamus. Creamedix’ strong expertise in biocompatibility
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GMP Audit successful

Tentamus GMP-audits are an important tool to assure the services of the pharmaceutical labs. One lab conducting an audit at another lab is very helpful to overcome organizational blindness and to harmonize processes and mainly results. MicroMol welcomed the auditors from VELA-labs in Vienna and from BLS in Bad Kissingen. It was a very effective
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Endotoxin testing by using recombinant Factor C (rFC)

March 2021: As an alternative method for the Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) VelaLabs now offers endotoxin tests with recombinant Factor C-Test (rFC) – a fluorescence-based assay in a 96 well plate format. Pharmaceutical products and sales are growing and the demand of endotoxin testing increased. In the context of saving the horseshoe crap population VelaLabs has
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Tentamus España - New Website

Tentamus launches its Spanish Website

The Tentamus Group is happy to announce the launch of the Tentamus website in Spanish featuring all analytical services and industries covered by Tentamus Group: Food & Feed, Agriculture & Environment, Pharmaceuticals & Medical Devices, Cosmetics as well as Agrosciences Services. The new website is aligned with the corporate identity of Tentamus Group and is
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Risk evaluation of nitrosamines in pharmaceuticals

As of October 2020, EMA and the national competent authorities are asking marketing authorisation holders for metformin-containing medicines to test their medicines before releasing them onto the market. The risk evaluation for chemical medicines should be completed at the latest by 31 March 2021 and 1 July 2021 for biological medicines. If a risk is
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Ethylene oxide residues still found in sesame seeds

Sesame seeds and sesame products have been recalled from the market many times in the recent past due to ethylene oxide residues. In a recent test, sesame seeds and foods containing sesame were tested and elevated levels of ethylene oxide were still detected in four of 44 products. Ethylene oxide is a pesticide used to
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Possible faults in vegan minced meat

Worldwide, more and more people live vegan, i.e. they avoid all animal products for various reasons. Therefore, the market for vegan meat alternatives such as vegan minced meat is booming, so that a bolognese or a chili can also be prepared vegan.   Mineral oil components do not taste vegan as well   In a
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How to Collect Samples for Pesticide Residue Testing

Now, before you even get to collecting itself, you will need to prepare adequately for it. Here are some of the things that you should consider. Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) – Since there is a very high chance of personal contamination, you will need to protect yourself by wearing appropriate personal protective equipment, including masks, gloves, and
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New Pollen analysis – Judgement according to variable literature

The judgement of unifloral honey by pollen analysis is done in accordance with the requirements of EC honey directive (2001/110/EC) according to which unifloral honeys must have certain microscopic, physical-chemical and organoleptic characteristics. In Germany many unifloral honeys are regulated in the German Guideline for honey in more detail. Beside the minimum pollen content, the
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L.A.B. achieves ENAC accreditation in juices, nuts, and oilseeds

L.A.B. | Laboratorio Analítico Bioclínico continues its commitment to quality and continuous improvement of all analytical services provided. In consequence, L.A.B. has extended the accreditation for multi-residue analysis methods for pesticides in juices, nuts, and oilseeds (Exp. No. 493/LE1019) with a flexible scope in matrices and pesticides. This scope complements in an excellent way the
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New test for Coronavirus (COVID-19) in air

Madrid, Spain. Today, Laboratorio Contol provides a new analysis (PCR) to detect SARS-CoV-2 in air samples to all its customers. This service is a powerful tool for the early detection of possible outbreaks of COVID-19 in the population. The laboratory started its research when the WHO (World Health Organization) updated the latest findings on infectious
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Increasing controls in the online food trade

The demand for food in the online trade increases annually and since Corona even by a multiple. From June 2021, monitoring in online trading is also to be strengthened with the reform of the German Food and Feed Code (LFGB).   More obligations for online platforms   Platforms which sell food from different suppliers online
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