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European Union Reference Laboratory for Antimicrobial and Dye Residues in Food

About us..... 

The laboratory of Fougères is appointed European Union Reference Laboratory for control of residues in food according to Directive (EC) 96/23 FR/EN and for the following substances :           

  • group A6 : nitrofuranes and chloramphenicol 
  • group B1 : antimicrobials, including quinolones and sulfonamides
  • group B2f : carbadox & olaquindox
  • group B3e : dyes : malachite green, cristal violet (gentiane violet), brilliant green


EU-RL Tasks


The EU-RL Team


List of analytical instruments available at Anses-Fougères


List of analytical methods available at Anses-Fougeres for the control of antimicrobial and dye residues in food


MRLs - Link to currently set EU Maximum Residue Limits for VMP Residues in Food


Link MRLS – Link to MRL Assessment Reports