Pesticides & Residues

Pesticides & Residues

ALS through our Life Sciences division and partner laboratories can offer a comprehensive range of tests for veterinary residues and pesticide residues.


As part of the ALS Group, ALS Life Sciences also has access to the expertise of our Group laboratories in the UK, ALS Food and Pharmaceutical, which has been performing pesticide residue analysis for over 20 years and recognises the need for fast, accurate and reliable analysis. Offering a comprehensive range of accredited tests and a package of tailored services, ALS Food and Pharmaceutical provide extensive support to the food, animal feed & agrochemical industries enabling them to deliver the product assurance the market place demands.


The ALS Food and Pharmaceutical team have knowledge and experience of not only the analysis of individual or groups of pesticides but also targeted pesticide testing specific to certain foods or crops. Tests include multi-residue screening by GCMS and LCMSMS covering in excess of 200 compounds which can be requested when necessary.


This furthers our testing scope providing the best possible service to our customers.


Residue Tests include:

  • Trenbolone
  • Beta-agonists
  • Chloramphenicol
  • Penicillin
  • Six-plate test for the detection of antibiotic residues
  • Streptomycin
  • Coccidiostats
  • Nicarbazin
  • Azaperone

Multi-residue screening for over 500 compounds (GCMS & LCMSMS), including:

  • Dicarboximide
  • Organochlorine
  • Organonitrogen
  • Organophosphorus
  • Pyrethroid
  • Strobilurin
  • Triazine
  • Triazole
  • Urons