Pesticides on treated seeds


  • For the registration of plant protection products
  • For quality control of the seeds treatments
  • In accordance with the 91/414/EEC Directive and Regulation (CE) 1107/2009
  • In compliance with the OECD Principles of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)


  • Development and validation of analytical methods in compliance with the OECD Principles of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)
  • Validation of analytical methods according to the EU and EPA requirements and OECD Guidelines
  • Specificity, linearity of detector response, accuracy (recoveries and efficacy of extraction), repeatability, limit of quantification (LOQ), stability of pesticides in standard and sample solutions.
  • Full studies according to the EU and CRD / HSE Data Requirements
  • Heubach test (dust content)
  • Treatment of the seeds (Hege 11 apparatus)

  • Receipt, preparation and storage of seeds before analysis

  • Development, optimisation and validation of analytical method

  • Determination of pesticides on treated seeds

  • Adhesion to treated seeds and seed loading (CIPAC MT 194)

  • Seed-to-seed uniformity of distribution (CIPAC MT 175)

  • Performance verification of analytical method during analysis

  • Storage of treated seeds for 18 months

  • Quality Assurance inspections, analytical phase and final report

  • Archiving of all raw data

  • Pesticides analysis on treated seeds
  • Management of multi-site studies as Study Director or collaboration to multi-sites studies as Field or Analytical Principal Investigator


  • Gas Chromatography with Flame Ionisation Detection (GC-FID)

  • Liquid Chromatography with UV-visible Diode Array Detection (HPLC-DAD, UHPLC-DAD)

Target audience

Enterprise, Laboratory

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