FIIRO Central Laboratory

Updated: Jun-23-2020

General Information

Type of service provider
Testing laboratory
Physical postal address

3 FIIRO Road, (Via Cappa Bus Stop), off Agege motor Road
Oshodi
Nigeria

Phone number
08066525830
E-mail
bukkyhuthman [at] yahoo.com
Has the laboratory been accredited in any scopes?
Yes
Scopes of Accreditation
FOOD:

Elemental/Trace metal - AOAC. (using AAS) ISO 21527(2001)
Food and Drugs (Vitamins) - USP. (using HPLC)
Food and Drugs (Vitamins) - USP. (using HPLC)
PH Water/Food - AOAC method using pH meter 973.41
Moisture in Food - AOAC using Oven 925.10
Ash in Food - AOAC using Furnace 923.03

NON – FOOD:

Ash (Non-Food) Charcoal - ASTM method (reapproved 2007)
Moisture in charcoal - ASTM method (reapproved 2007)
Volatile Matter in charcoal - ISO 562 method: 2010
Self-Ignition Test in charcoal (Charcoal) - IMDG CODE CLASS 4.2
Fixed Carbon - ASTM method (reapproved 2007)

Extension of Scope on going with NINAS

Vitamin A (Oil)
Iodine (Salt)
Vitamin A(Sugar)
Crude Fibre in food
Protein in food FOOD
Fat in food
Iodine (Oil)
Vitamin A (Flour)
Vitamin A (Premix)
Zinc & Iron Micronutrient in food
Moisture in Oil
Saponification value in Oil
Accreditation body
Nigeria National Accreditation Service (NiNAS)
Ref. No: Testing NO 0003
Does the laboratory have other sites?
No

Personnel

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / Head of Organization

CEO Name
Dr. Chima Igwe (Ag DG/CEO)
CEO Phone
CEO E-mail
cfetfiiro [at] gmail.com

Total laboratory personnel

Total laboratory personnel
18
Male laboratory personnel
4
Female laboratory personnel
14

Technical personnel

Technical personnel total
14
Male technical personnel
4
Female technical personnel
10

Technical Information

Testing

Laboratory services offered
Biological
Chemical
Water / food
Other
Other testing laboratory services
Wood Charcoal Analysis (Self Ignition test, Volatile matter, Ash and calorific value).
Scope of services offered
Test object or product tested or matrices
Food, Water and Non-Food
Test parameter/ properties measured
Ash
pH
Moisture
Volatile Matter
Fixed Carbon
Elemental and trace metal.
Food and drug vitamins
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Furnace
pH Meter
Oven
Furnace
Furnace
Atomic Absorption Spectrometer (AAS)
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Methods
AOAC
AOAC
AOAC
AOAC
AOAC
AOAC
USP
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Food
Test parameter/ properties measured
Vitamin A (Oil)
Iodine (Salt)
Vitamin A (Sugar)
Crude Fibre
Protein
Fat
Iodine (Oil)
Vitamin A
Vitamin A
Zinc & Iron
Moisture in Oil
Saponification value in Oil
Type of test/ instrumentation used
HPLC
Titrimetric
HPLC
Fibre Tec
Kjeldal
Soxhlet
Wij Solution
HPLC
HPLC
AAS
Oven drying
Titrimetry
Methods
AOAC
East, Central &Southern African health Community
AOAC
Equipment manual Method
Kjeldal Equipment manual Method
AOAC
AOAC
AOAC
AOAC
AOAC
AOAC
AOAC
Accreditation status
No
Does the laboratory conduct sampling, upon request of the client, of products to be tested?
No

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
PT for Ash –By Institute of Public Analysts of Nigeria (IPAN)/Jan 2019
PT for pH – IPAN/Jan 2019
PT for Moisture in Charcoal
PT for Volatile Matter in Charcoal Delta Coal Company(DCC)
PT for Fixed Carbon in Charcoal Germany/2019
PT for Calorific value in Charcoal
PT for Minerals(Zinc &Iron)
PT for Vitamin A (Oil) - IPAN/May 2019
PT for Iodine (Salt) - IPAN/May 2019
PT for Vitamin A(Sugar) - IPAN/May 2019
PT for Crude Fibre - On-going
PT for Protein - On-going
PT for Fat - On-going
PT for Iodine (Oil) – IPAN/ Jan 2019
PT for Moisture in Oil- On-going
PT for Saponification value in Oil- On-going
Does the laboratory sub-contract testing work to other laboratories?
No

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