Métodos y Calidad

Nuestros servicios de análisis y consultoría técnica son sometidos a los estándares más estrictos de la industria, y son respaldados por nuestra acreditación ISO 17025:2005, buenas practicas profesionales, metodología de referencia normalizadas e información científica reconocida.

Garantizamos la confidencialidad de nuestros clientes y la confiabilidad de nuestros resultados aplicando la mejora continua en nuestras operaciones día a día.

Membresías

  • AOAC International
  • International Association for Food Protection
  • Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater
  • Public Health England Proficiency Testing
  • Cámara Costarricense de la Industria Alimentaria
  • Cámara de Industrias de Costa Rica

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Pruebas Interlaboratoriales

El laboratorio es verificado varias veces al año por el American Proficiency Insititute (API), subsidiaria de LGC Group, para evalar la competencia técnica de Microtec. El laboratorio ha participado en estudios interlaboratoriales por más de 17 años, y simultaneamente ha participado en el programa de verificación de competencia técnica para deteccón de Salmonella del Instituto Costarricense de Investigaciones en Salud.

Podemos utilizar cualquier método de análisis requerido por nuestros clientes siempre que sean validados por el laboratorio o que sean métodos oficiales incluídos en cualquiera de las siguientes referencias bibliográficas:

Análisis
USP The United States Pharmacopeia, USP 42–NF 37
AOAC Analytical Methods, Association of Official Analytical Chemist, 21th Ed. (2019)
APHA Salfinger, Y. and Tortorello, M.L., Compendium of Methods for the Microbiological Examination of Foods 5th Ed. 2015. American Public Health Association (APHA), Washington DC.
USDA United States Department of Agriculture, Microbiology Laboratory Guidebook, Online. Volume 1 and 2.
SMEWW Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater (also SMWW). Avaliable online for Microtec as members.
SMDP Marshall, R. Standard Methods for the Examination of Dairy products, 17th Edition 2004, American Public Health Association.
BAM Bacteriological Analytical Manual online, Association of Official Analytical Chemists, ARLINGTON VA.
ISO International Organization for Standardization
Toma de Muestras
PM02-MU-I02 ISO 17728:2015. Microbiology of the food chain — Sampling techniques for microbiological analysis of food and feed samples.
ISO 17604:2015. Microbiology of the food chain – Carcass sampling for microbiological analysis.
Compendium of Methods for the microbiological examination of foods. 5th edition, American Public Health Association, 2015.
PM02-MU-I03 Compendium of methods for the microbiological examination of foods, Chapters 2&3, 5th edition, American Public Health Association, 2015
Replicate Organism Detection And Counting (RODAC). Sampling Method, according to ISO 14698-1:2003. Annex C, Guidance on determining biocontamination of surfaces.
ISO 18593:2018 Microbiology of the food chain — Horizontal methods for surface sampling
PM02-MU-I04 Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater, Microbiological examination. Section 9060 , Samples
PM02-MU-I05 Compendium of methods for the microbiological examination of foods, Chapters 2&3, 5th edition, American Public Health Association, 2015
Settle plates – according to ISO 14698-1:2003. Annex C, Guidance on determining biocontamination of surfaces.
Active Air Sampling – according to ISO 14698-1:2003. Annex A, Guidance on determining airborne biocontamination.
PM02-MU-I06 World Health Organization Guidelines for sampling of pharmaceutical products and related materials.