Scope of Accreditation

Accredited Laboratory No. 275
(Conforms with requirements of CAN-P-1587, CAN-P-4E (ISO/IEC 17025:2005))

Nutreco Canada
Shur-Gain Laboratory 
8175 rue Duplessis  
St-Hyacinthe, QC
J2R 1S5

CLIENTS SERVED:   Services offered to all interested parties 
FIELDS OF TESTING:   Biological, Chemical/Physical 
PROGRAM SPECIALTY AREA:   Agriculture Inputs, Food, Animal Health and Plant Protection (PSA-AFAP)  
SCOPE ISSUED ON:   2016-05-19 
ACCREDITATION VALID TO:   2018-11-02


ANIMAL AND PLANTS (AGRICULTURE)
 
Foods and Edible Products: (Human and Animal Consumption)
Feeds: (Cereals and Animal Feeds) and Other: (Plant Roughages)

 
Chemical Tests 
MA# 02 Protein in foods and animal feeds by combustion method using Tru-Spec N from Leco

MA# 03 Fat in foods and animal feeds

MA# 04 Fat in foods and animal feeds by acid hydrolysis

MA# 05 Dry matter or moisture in foods and animal feeds at 135°C

MA# 06 Moisture in foods at 100°C

MA# 08 Minerals in foods using inductively coupled plasma spectroscopy

MA# 09 Neutral detergent fiber in animal feeds, roughages and grains

MA# 10 Acid detergent fiber in animal feeds, roughages and grains

MA# 12 Ash in foods and animal feeds

MA# 13 Vitamins A, E, beta-carotene by UPLC

MA# 17 Cholesterol in foods by gas chromatography

MA# 19 Dry matter in roughages

MA# 20 Protein in foods and roughages by combustion method with leco Tru Mac CNS

MA# 21 Fatty acid profile (saturated, cis-monounsaturated, cis polyunsaturated, total trans and conjugated linoleic fatty acids in foods)

MA# 24 Total, soluble and insoluble dietary fiber in foods

MA# 39 Vitamin C (total) in foods by HPLC

MA# 40 Sugars in foods by HPLC

MA# 43 Analysis of Acid detergent fiber by the Ankom method

MA# 45 Analysis of Crude fiber by the Ankom method

MA# 48 Monensin, by HPLC

MA# 55 Lactate and diacetate in meats by HPLC

MA# 56 Neutral detergent fiber by Ankom method

 
Microbiological Tests  
MA# 47 Tylosin in Animal Feeds by Agar Plate Diffusion Bioassay

MA# 49 Chlortetracycline in Animal Feeds by Agar Plate Diffusion Bioassay

MFHPB-07 The Detection of Listeria spp. in Foods and Environmental Samples using Palcam Broth

MFHPB-20 Method for the Isolation and Identification of Salmonella from foods

MFHPB-32 Enumeration of Yeasts and Molds in Food Products and Food Ingredients Using 3MTM PetrifilmTM Yeast and Mold Count Plates 

MFHPB-33 Enumeration of total Aerobic Bacteria in Foods and Food Ingredients using 3MTM PetrifilmTM Aerobic Count Plate

MFHPB-35 Enumeration of Colifoms in Foods and Food Ingredients Using 3MTM PetrifilmTM Coliform Count Plates

MFLP-49 Detection of Salmonella spp. in food products and on the environmental surfaces by VIDAS® UP Salmonella (SPT)


Notes:

  • CAN-P-4E (ISO/CEI 17025:2005): General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories (ISO/CEI 17025-2005)
  • CAN-P-1587: Guidelines for the Accreditation of Agriculture and Food Products Testing Laboratories
  • MA: Internal Test Method Reference Code
  • MFHPB: Microbiological Analysis of Foods Health Protection Branch, Health Canada Compendium of Analytical Methods
Chantal Guay, ing., P. Eng. Vice President, Accreditation Services 
Date: 2016-05-19 
 

Number of Scope Listings: 30
SCC 1003-15/353
Partner File #0
Partner: None

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