PROSLABS Microbio Consulting

Updated: Sep-15-2020

General Information

Type of service provider
Testing laboratory
Physical postal address

Dialakorobougou ACI nouvelle zone industrielle route de Ségou
Bamako
Mali

Phone number
+223 20 74 95 91 / 66 82 70 81
E-mail
contact [at] proslabs.com
Has the laboratory been accredited in any scopes?
Yes
Scopes of Accreditation
Food Microbiology
- Enumeration of thermotolerant coliforms by counting colonies obtained at 44 °C (NF V08-060: 2009)
- Enumeration of presumptive coliforms by counting colonies obtained at 30°C (NF V08-050: 2009)
- Enumeration of yeasts and moulds by colony counting at 25°C - Routine method (NF V08-059: 2002) Water microbiology
- Determination and enumeration of Escherichia coli and coliform bacteria - Part 1: Membrane filtration method (NF EN ISO 9308-1: 2000)
- Enumeration of revivifiable microorganisms - Counting of colonies by inoculation in a nutritive agar culture medium (NF EN ISO 6222 : 1999)
Physical chemistry of food
- Determination of aflatoxin B1 and determination of the total content of aflatoxins B1, B2, G1 and G2 in cereals, nuts and derived products - Method by high performance liquid chromatography (NF EN ISO 16050: 2011).
Heavy metals in food
- Determination of trace elements - Determination of lead, cadmium, zinc, copper, iron and chromium by atomic absorption spectrometry (AAS) after dry calcination (NF EN 14082: 2003)
Water chemistry
-Determination of the pH by a potentiometric method with a glass electrode (NF EN ISO 10523: 2012)
- Determination by ion chromatography of dissolved Li+, Na+, NH4+, K+, Mn2+, Ca2+, Mg2+, Sr2+ and Ba2+ (ISO 14911:1998)
-Determination of dissolved anions by phase ion chromatography - Part 1: Determination of bromide, chloride, fluoride, nitrate, nitrite, phosphate and sulfate (NF EN ISO 10304-1: 2009)
-Determination of trace elements - Determination of lead, cadmium, zinc, copper, iron and chromium (NF EN ISO 15586: 2004).
Accreditation body
TUNAC Accreditation certificate reference number 1-0076; 1-0077; 1-0078; 1-0079
Does the laboratory have other sites?
No

Personnel

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / Head of Organization

CEO Name
Issiaka Ba
CEO E-mail
issiakaba [at] proslabs.com

Total laboratory personnel

Total laboratory personnel
29
Male laboratory personnel
19
Female laboratory personnel
10

Technical personnel

Technical personnel total
22
Male technical personnel
16
Female technical personnel
6

Technical Information

Testing

Laboratory services offered
Biological
Chemical
Water / food
Environmental
Scope of services offered
Test object or product tested or matrices
Food
Test parameter/ properties measured
Aflatoxin B1, Aflatoxin B2, Aflatoxin G1, Aflatoxin G2
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Purification on immunoaffinity column; High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC); Post-column derivation;
Fluorescence detector analysis
Methods
NF EN ISO 16050 : 2011
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Food
Test parameter/ properties measured
Lead; Cadmium; Copper; Iron; Chrome; Zinc
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Dry calcination in a muffle furnace; Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry Analysis (AAS/ICP-AES/ICP-MS )
Methods
NF EN 14082 : 2003
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water (drinking, used, surface...)
Test parameter/ properties measured
Lead; Cadmium; Copper; Iron; Chrome; Zinc
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Analysis by Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (AAS/ICP-AES/ICP-MS)
Methods
NF EN ISO 15586 : 2004
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water (drinking, used, surface...)
Test parameter/ properties measured
pH
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Determination of the pH by a potentiometric method with a glass electrode
Methods
(NF EN ISO 10523: 2012)
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water (drinking, used, surface...)
Test parameter/ properties measured
Li+, Na+, NH4+, K+, Mn2+, Ca2+, Mg2+, Sr2+ and dissolved Ba2+
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Ion Chromatography with a conductimetric detector
Methods
ISO 14911:1998
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water (drinking, used, surface...)
Test parameter/ properties measured
Bromide, chloride, fluoride, nitrate, nitrite, phosphate and sulfate
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Ion Chromatography with a conductimetric detector
Methods
NF EN ISO 10304-1 : 2009
Accreditation status
Yes
Test object or product tested or matrices
Food
Test parameter/ properties measured
All metals
Type of test/ instrumentation used
ICP-AES – Four; ICP-AES – Top wave; ICP-MS – Four; ICP-MS – Top wave; AAS
Methods
In-house method
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water (drinking, used, surface...)
Test parameter/ properties measured
All metals
Type of test/ instrumentation used
ICP-AES - Top wave; ICP-MS - Top wave; AAS - Top Wave
Methods
ISO 11885 May 2009; ISO 17294-2 July 2016; NF EN ISO 15586 : 2004
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water (drinking, used, surface...)
Test parameter/ properties measured
Pesticides, HAP
Type of test/ instrumentation used
GC-MS
Methods
In-house method
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Water (drinking, used, surface...)
Test parameter/ properties measured
Complete physical-chemistry
Type of test/ instrumentation used
Conductimeter, Turbidimeter,BOD meter, Manual dosing, etc.
Methods
In-house method
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Soil, Rock, Mud
Test parameter/ properties measured
All metals
Type of test/ instrumentation used
ICP-AES – Four; ICP-AES – Top wave; ICP-MS – Four; ICP-MS – Top wave; AAS
Methods
In-house method
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Soil, Rock, Mud
Test parameter/ properties measured
Pesticides, HAP
Type of test/ instrumentation used
GC-MS
Methods
In-house method
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Soil
Test parameter/ properties measured
Chemistry of soil
Type of test/ instrumentation used
pH meter, Kjeldahl distiller, Mineralizer
Methods
In-house method
Accreditation status
No
Test object or product tested or matrices
Hydrocarbons
Test parameter/ properties measured
Complete analysis
Type of test/ instrumentation used
ICP-AES, XRF, Karl Fisher, Octane analyzer, TBN/TAN Analyzer, Viscometer, Density, etc.
Methods
In-house method
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
BIPEA, AGLAE, FAPAS, ASA
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