MPEDA has set up 4 Quality Control Laboratories in Kochi (Kerala), Bhimavaram, Nellore (Andhra Pradesh) and in Bhubaneswar (Odisha). MPEDA QC Laboratories (Kochi, Nellore and Bhimavaram) are accredited as per the ISO/IEC 17025: 2005 standard, by the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL), a member of the International Laboratory Accreditation Co-operation (ILAC).The scope of accreditations cover testing of fish and fishery products for Chemical residues. The laboratories are also approved by the Export Inspection Council of India for testing of fish and fishery products intended for export (commercial samples).The Labs are also ISO 9001: 2008 certified.
The MPEDA QC Laboratories are equipped with high precision sophisticated equipments such as Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometers (UPLC-MS MS /HPLC-MSMS ),Inductively Coupled Plasma-Optical Emission Spectroscope/Mass Spectrometer (ICP-OES / ICP-MS),Atomic Absorption Spectrometers (AAS), High Performance Liquid Chromatographs (HPLC), Gas Chromatographs (GC-ECD), Gas Chromatograph- Mass Spectrometer (GC-MS & GC-MSMS), Automated ELISA Reader etc, and all necessary supporting equipments/instruments.
The laboratories at Kochi, Nellore and Bhimavaram undertake the National Residue Control Plan (NRCP) for aquaculture products as per EU requirement under directive 96/23/EC.
”The laboratory at Bhubaneswar is operated on management contract basis by an NABL accredited private laboratory for testing of commercial samples.”
|QC Lab||Address and contact details|
|Kochi||MPEDA Quality Control Laboratory,
5th Floor, MPEDA House,
Panampilly Avenue, P B No.4272,
Tel: 91-484-2311033, 2315199
|Nellore||MPEDA Quality Control Laboratory,
4th Floor, Door No. 26-1-1766/A-1
Srinagar Colony, Mini Bye pass road,
SPSR Nellore-524003, Andhra Pradesh
|Bhimavaram||MPEDA Quality Control Laboratory,
#27-1-6, Pattabhi Plaza, 2nd Floor
JP Road, West Godavari District,
Bhimavaram-534202, Andhra Pradesh
|Bhubaneswar||MPEDA Quality Control Laboratory,
N-6/452, 1st Floor, IRC Village, Jayadev Vihar,
Opp. Crown Hotel Entrance, Nayapalli,
Tel: +91 674 2362365