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Medicinal product or medical device? – Webinar

 March 30, 2021, 3 pm cet     In which category does my product belong? This is often a non-trivial question.   In theory, medicinal products and medical devices can be very appropriately distinguished in terms of their modes of action and thus their medical purposes: while medicinal products exert their effect in a pharmacological,
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Brexit Pharma

Brexit // Where do we go from here?

A cautious agreement has been reached for the future relationship between the European Union and Great Britain. Here are some facts about the given Brexit scenario regarding the pharmaceutical and pharmacy sector: The agreement contains specific provisions for both the pharmaceutical and pharmacy sectors, which are not as comprehensive as hoped: There will be separate
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Biocompatibility: No plan – no report!

  Among all the hurdles that the legislator has set up before medical devices can enter the market, the proof of biocompatibility poses particular challenges. Specialized service laboratories have an impressive number of corresponding tests in their repertoire: But which of these does your medical device really need?   In principle, the answer to this
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Analytical Methods to Demonstrate Positive (Healthy/Antioxidant) Properties of Botanical Products

Introduction Natural antioxidants, in botanical products (like fruits and vegetables), have gained increasing interest because epidemiological studies have indicated that frequent consumption of natural antioxidants is associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer[1]. The defensive effects of natural antioxidants are related to three major groups: vitamins, (poly)phenols, and carotenoids. Vitamins like ascorbic
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Chlorpyrifos Dangers

The Dangers of Chlorpyrifos

Chlorpyrifos is an insecticide used to control pests, like termites, mosquitoes, and roundworms. Its scientific name is an organophosphate. So, How People Are Exposed? It has been determined that If you live or work near an agricultural area, chlorpyrifos particles can drift from nearby fields into your location by just a mere breeze.  Dangers of
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chelab becomes part of the Tentamus Group

The Tentamus Group is pleased to welcome chelab – Institute for Food Analysis as the newest member of the global laboratory network on June 01, 2021. The institute, located in Hemmingen near Hanover, is an analytical and quality control laboratory with more than 40 years of experience in the industry of non-alcoholic beverage analysis. chelab
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EuTech Scientific joins the Tentamus Network!

Together, EuTech Scientific (“EuTech”) and the Tentamus Group (“Tentamus”) are excited to announce the acquisition of EuTech by Tentamus. Tentamus is thrilled to welcome EuTech as its newest member to the global network of laboratories, on the 3rd of June 2021. “EuTech further intensifies our US-presence, tackling the New Jersey market space while expanding our quality assurance
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Does mustard cut the mustard?

Whether sweet, medium hot, spicy or Dijon mustard – we love them all! With sausage or liver cheese, in a vinaigrette or sauce – mustard is versatile and extremely popular. It basically consists of mustard seeds, vinegar, sugar and various spices.   Medium hot mustard with glyphosate   Yellow and brown mustard seeds are used
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BluTest Laboratories LTD joins the Tentamus Network!

Together, BluTest Laboratories LTD (“BluTest”) and the Tentamus Group (“Tentamus”) are excited to announce the acquisition of BluTest by Tentamus. Tentamus is thrilled to welcome BluTest as its newest member to the global network of laboratories, on the 28th of May 2021. “BluTest is not only our first step into Scotland but immensely expands our expertise
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Get-to-know offer

In June, all new customers receive a 10% discount on the analysis of decaffeinated coffee: – Caffeine content – ethyl acetate – dichloromethane Use these analyses to check whether your decaffeinated coffee meets your quality requirement, as well as legal requirements. Simply write us using the password “new customer” to: sales(at)qsi-q3.de +49 (0) 421-596607-0 Contact
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A new laboratory joins the Tentamus Group!

Laboratorio Micro-Bios, specialized in the pharmaceutical sector, joins the international group of Tentamus laboratories.   Based in Barcelona, Micro-Bios is an analysis and quality control laboratory with more than 35 years of experience, ensuring quality from raw materials to finished product. Laboratorio Micro-Bios offers a wide range of services, including physio-chemical, microbiological and toxicological tests and
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