Laboratoire de Mycotoxines de l’Institut de Technologie Alimentaire

Updated: Aug-31-2020

General Information

Type of service provider
Testing laboratory
Physical postal address

Dakar
Senegal

Phone number
+221 33 859 07 11
E-mail
sec.dg [at] ita.sn
ta [at] ita.sn
Has the laboratory been accredited in any scopes?
Yes
Scopes of Accreditation
The laboratory is accredited in the technical field of "Agri-food/Diverse foods/Physico-chemical analyses", precisely for the analysis of aflatoxins according to the NF EN 14123 method.
Accreditation body
Accreditation Body: COFRAC; Accreditation Number: 1 - 6369
Does the laboratory have other sites?
No

Personnel

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / Head of Organization

CEO Name
Dr Mamadou Amadou Seck
CEO Phone
CEO E-mail
dgita [at] ita.sn

Total laboratory personnel

Total laboratory personnel
12
Male laboratory personnel
8
Female laboratory personnel
4

Technical personnel

Technical personnel total
3
Male technical personnel
2
Female technical personnel
1

Technical Information

Testing

Laboratory services offered
Water / food
Scope of services offered
Test object or product tested or matrices
Hazelnuts, peanuts, pistachios, figs and paprika powder and their by-products (peanut paste, chocolate paste, etc.)
Test parameter/ properties measured
Aflatoxin B1 and the sum of aflatoxins B1, B2, G1 and G2
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Dosing by HPLC / Spectrofluorescence
Methods
NF EN 14123: 2008
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Animal feeds
Test parameter/ properties measured
Aflatoxin B1 in compound feeds
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Dosing by HPLC /spectrofluorescence
Methods
ISO 14718:1998
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Oil, sesame
Test parameter/ properties measured
Aflatoxin B1 and the sum of aflatoxins B1, B2, G1 and G2 (AFT)
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Dosing by HPLC
Methods
HPLC
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Cereals and derivatives
Test parameter/ properties measured
Aflatoxin B1 and AFT
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Spectrofluorescence
Methods
ISO 16 050
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Infantile flour
Test parameter/ properties measured
Aflatoxin B1 and AFT
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Dosing by HPLC
Methods
NF EN 15851
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Fish
Test parameter/ properties measured
Histamine
Type of test/ instrumentation used
HPLC
Methods
AOAC ; NS 03 - 027
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
Participation in FERA/FAPAS proficiency tests
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