ANALABS LIMITED

Updated: May-26-2020

General Information

Type of service provider
Testing laboratory
Physical postal address

Mashiara Park, Kaptagat Road Off Kangemi Fly Over; Loresho
P.O Box 162-00625
Nairobi
Kenya

Phone number
+254 727 531 230, +254 734 402 404
E-mail
info [at] analabs.co.ke
Has the laboratory been accredited in any scopes?
Yes
Scopes of Accreditation
1. Total Viable Counts
2. Coliform Counts
3. Yeast and Moulds count
4. Detection of Salmonella sp
5. Detection and enumeration of Bacillus cereus
6. Detection and enumeration of Clostridium perfringens
7. Detection and enumeration of Staphylococcus aureus.
8. Detection and enumeration of Listeria monocytogenes
9. Total coliforms/Faecal coliforms/ E.coli MPN method in water
10. Enumeration of Yeast and Mouldss
11. Total coliforms MPN method in Food
12. Peroxide Value
13. Butter Fat
14. Moisture content (Moisture Analyser Method)
15. Hydrogen peroxide
16. Phosphatase Activity
17. Free Fatty Acid
18. Determination of Amitraz acaricide formulations and dip wash samples
19. Determination of Oxyclozanide in pharmaceutical suspension and Boli
20. Determination of Levamisole Hcl in pharmaceutical suspension and Boli
21. Determination of Albendazole in pharmaceutical suspension and Boli
22. Determination of Dichlorophene in milking salve
Accreditation body
KENAS, Certificate No:TL/01
Does the laboratory have other sites?
No

Personnel

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / Head of Organization

CEO Name
MUCAI KUNYIHA
CEO E-mail
mkunyiha [at] coopers.co.ke

Total laboratory personnel

Total laboratory personnel
18
Male laboratory personnel
8
Female laboratory personnel
10

Technical personnel

Technical personnel total
13
Male technical personnel
7
Female technical personnel
5

Technical Information

Testing

Laboratory services offered
Biological
Chemical
Water / food
Environmental
Other
Other testing laboratory services
PHARMACEUTICAL QUALITY CONTROL
Scope of services offered
Test object or product tested or matrices
Food & Animal Feeds swabs, dust
Test parameter/ properties measured
Total Viable Counts
Coliform Counts
Yeast and Moulds count
Detection of Salmonella sp
Detection and enumeration of Bacillus cereus
Detection and enumeration of Clostridium perfringens
Detection and enumeration of Staphylococcus aureus.
Total coliforms MPN method in Food

Moisture content (Moisture Analyser Method)
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Incubator, water bath etc

Moisture Analyzer

Methods
KS –ISO 4883-1
KS-ISO 4832
ISO 21527
KS – 6579-1
ISO 7932
ISO 7937
ISO 6888 -1
ISO 4831

Moisture Analyzer Manual
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Food, milk and dairy products
Test parameter/ properties measured
Detection and enumeration of Listeria monocytogenes
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Incubator, water bath etc
Methods
F 19i3.1
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Total coliforms/Faecal coliforms/ E.coli MPN method in water
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Incubator, water bath etc
Methods
ISO 9308 -2
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Oils
Test parameter/ properties measured
Peroxide Value
Free Fatty Acid
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Erlenmeyer flask
Methods
ISO 3960

KS 05-13: Parts 1 and 2
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Milk
Test parameter/ properties measured
Hydrogen peroxide
Phosphatase Activity
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Lovibond comparator
Methods
As per kit insert
Non standard
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Food & Animal Feeds
Test parameter/ properties measured
Total Aflatoxin
Type of test/ instrumentation used
ELISA Reader
Methods
As per kit insert
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Milk
Test parameter/ properties measured
Acidity- titratable in milk
Alcohol test in milk
Antibiotic Residues
Butter fat%
Density
Resazurin Test
Sediment test
Solids not fat in milk
Total Solids in milk
Starch detection in milk
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Burette
Alcohol Gun

Incubator, water bath etcr
Gerber Method
Hydrometer
Lovibond comparator
Gerber Sediment tester
Milk Lactometer
Milk Lactometer
Methods
Non standard
Non standard
DelvotestR SP-NT/ SP MINI-NT User instruction guide
Gerber Method
KS 05-13: Parts 1 and 2
Non standard
KS 05- 12
KS 05- 12
Non standard
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Butter
Test parameter/ properties measured
Curd (determination in butter)

Salt % content in Butter or cheese
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Dessicator, drying oven
Methods
Non- standard
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Animal and vegetable fats and oils
Test parameter/ properties measured
Acid Value
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Burrette, pH meter
Methods
ISO 660
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Pharmaceuticals
Test parameter/ properties measured
Sterility Testing for drugs
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Incubator, water bath etc
Methods
British Pharmacopoeia
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Vaccines
Test parameter/ properties measured
Vaccine Sterility Testing
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Incubator, water bath etc
Methods
Miles, AA and Misra SS , S.S. J Hygiene Cambrige pp 732
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Equipment Surfaces, food handlers
Test parameter/ properties measured
Environmental monitoring
i. Swabbing of equipment or Surfaces,
ii. Personnel Swabs
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Incubator, water bath
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Emulsifiable Concentrates
Test parameter/ properties measured
Determination of Amitraz acaricide formulations and dip wash samples
Type of test/ instrumentation used
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Methods
British Pharmacopoeia
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Suspensions & Bolus
Test parameter/ properties measured
Determination of Oxyclozanide in pharmaceutical suspension and Boli
Type of test/ instrumentation used
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

UV-Vis Spectrometry
Methods
British Pharmacopoeia

United States Pharmacopoeia
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Milking Salves
Test parameter/ properties measured
Determination of Dichlorophene in milking salve
Type of test/ instrumentation used
UV-Vis Spectrometry
Methods
British Pharmacopoeia
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Food & Animal Feeds
Test parameter/ properties measured
Crude Ash (Total Ash)
Crude Protein
Crude Fat
Acid insoluble Ash
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Muffle furnace
Kjeldahl
Soxhlet Apparatus
Muffle furnace, Acid treatment
Methods
AOAC 968.08
KS ISO 5983-1:2005
ISO 6492
ISO 5985
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Food & Water
Test parameter/ properties measured
Arsenic
Lead
Cadmium
Copper
Zinc
Phosphorous
Sodium
Potassium
Cobalt
Chromium
Manganese
Magnesium
Iron
Chloride
Selenium
Calcium
Crude Fibre
Moisture (Oven Method)
Aluminium
Nickel
Molybdenum
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (MP-AES)
Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (MP-AES)
Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (MP-AES)
Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (MP-AES)
Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (MP-AES)
Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (MP-AES)
Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (MP-AES)
Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (MP-AES)
Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (MP-AES)
Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (MP-AES)
Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (MP-AES)
Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (MP-AES)
Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (MP-AES)
Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (MP-AES)
Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (MP-AES)
Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (MP-AES)
Acid treatment intermediate filtration
Oven
Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (MP-AES)
Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (MP-AES)
Microwave Plasma Atomic Emission Spectrometry (MP-AES)
Methods
KS ISO 11885:2007, AOAC 990.08, KS ISO 27085:2009
KS ISO 11885:2007, AOAC 990.08, KS ISO 27085:2009
KS ISO 11885:2007, AOAC 990.08, KS ISO 27085:2009
KS ISO 11885:2007, AOAC 990.08, KS ISO 27085:2009
KS ISO 11885:2007, AOAC 990.08, KS ISO 27085:2009
KS ISO 11885:2007, AOAC 990.08, KS ISO 27085:2009
KS ISO 11885:2007, AOAC 990.08, KS ISO 27085:2009
KS ISO 11885:2007, AOAC 990.08, KS ISO 27085:2009
KS ISO 11885:2007, AOAC 990.08, KS ISO 27085:2009
KS ISO 11885:2007, AOAC 990.08, KS ISO 27085:2009
KS ISO 11885:2007, AOAC 990.08, KS ISO 27085:2009
KS ISO 11885:2007, AOAC 990.08, KS ISO 27085:2009
KS ISO 11885:2007, AOAC 990.08, KS ISO 27085:2009
KS ISO 11885:2007, AOAC 990.08, KS ISO 27085:2009
KS ISO 11885:2007, AOAC 990.08, KS ISO 27085:2009
KS ISO 11885:2007, AOAC 990.08, KS ISO 27085:2009
ISO 6865

ISO 6596
KS ISO 11885:2007, AOAC 990.08, KS ISO 27085:2009
KS ISO 11885:2007, AOAC 990.08, KS ISO 27085:2009
KS ISO 11885:2007, AOAC 990.08, KS ISO 27085:2009
Accreditation status
No
Does the laboratory conduct sampling, upon request of the client, of products to be tested?
Yes

Proficiency Testing

Does the lab participate in proficiency testing for accredited scopes
Yes
Does the lab participate in proficiency testing for non-accredited scopes
Yes
PT Scheme details
Annual PT provided by LGC.
Does the laboratory sub-contract testing work to other laboratories?
Yes
Outsourced services
PESTICIDE RESIDUES
Documented policies, procedures and records for the qualification, assessing and monitoring of all outsourced services providers
Yes
Please specify in which type of document all these aspects are covered
Procedure for Purchasing and review of requests tender and contracts (AN-ADMIN-PR-05)

Quality Control / Quality Management

Does the lab operate an internal quality control (QC) system to ensure quality of test results?
Yes
Does the lab operate a management system (or Quality Management System) for assuring the quality of results?
Yes
Is the system documented in a Quality Manual?
Yes