Laboratoire de Technologie du Coton Fibre

Updated: Aug-18-2020

General Information

Type of service provider
Testing laboratory
Physical postal address

Bobo-Dioulasso
Burkina Faso

Phone number
+226 20975036
E-mail
dg [at] sofitex.bf
some.cyrille [at] sofitex.bf
Has the laboratory been accredited in any scopes?
Yes
Scopes of Accreditation
A2 type flexibility
Accreditation body
COFRAC: French Accreditation Committee; No. 1-5133 NF EN ISO / CEI 17025
Does the laboratory have other sites?
No

Personnel

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / Head of Organization

CEO Name
Wilfried A. Yamego
CEO Phone
CEO E-mail
Yameogo.wilfried [at] sofitex.bf

Total laboratory personnel

Total laboratory personnel
35
Male laboratory personnel
32
Female laboratory personnel
3

Technical personnel

Technical personnel total
8
Male technical personnel
8
Female technical personnel
0

Technical Information

Testing

Laboratory services offered
Other
Other testing laboratory services
Cotton fiber technology analysis (cotton fiber test)
Scope of services offered
Test object or product tested or matrices
Cotton fiber
Test parameter/ properties measured
Micronaire index, Fiber length, Uniformity of lengths, Fiber tenacity, RD (Reflectance), + b (Yellow rate)
Type of test/ instrumentation used
HVI (Higth Volume Instrument)
Methods
ASTM D5867
Accreditation status
Yes
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
PT Scheme details
- 04 tests / year with CSITC / ICAC for 09 years
- 04 trials / year with USDA from August 2018
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