PROSLABS Microbio Consulting

Updated: Sep-15-2020

General Information

Type of service provider
Calibration 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

Fields of Metrology

Acoustical
Chemical
Dimensional
Force
Mass
Pressure
Temperature
Volume and density
Scope of calibration services offered
Calibration object
Reference masses E2, F2
Quantity/ Property
Mass
Procedure reference
Gravimetric measurement against the reference mass by the method of Borda
Range/ Limit
From 1 mg to 20 kg
CMC
0.1 mg
Accreditation status
No
Calibration object
Reference thermometer accurate to a thousandth of a degree Celcius
Quantity/ Property
Temperature
Procedure reference
Direct comparison to a reference standard in a thermostatically controlled environment
Range/ Limit
-30°C to 600°C
CMC
Best uncertainty < 0.1°C
Accreditation status
No
Calibration object
Scales
Quantity/ Property
Weighing
Procedure reference
Direct comparison to a reference standard or substitution method
Range/ Limit
1mg to 500kg with standard masses; 500kg to 1000kg per substitution
CMC
0.1 mg
Accreditation status
No
Calibration object
Thermal chambers (Baths, Ovens, Ovens, Incubators, Autoclave, Refrigerator, Freezer)
Quantity/ Property
Temperature
Procedure reference
Thermal mapping with a multi-channel thermal power plant
Range/ Limit
-30°C to 600°C
CMC
Best uncertainty < 0.3°C
Accreditation status
No
Calibration object
Volumetric instruments with or without pistions; (Micropipette, Pipette, Filtration cones, ...)
Quantity/ Property
Volume and density
Procedure reference
Gravimetric method with a microbalance integrating a qwartz device
Range/ Limit
10μl to 1l
CMC
Best uncertainty 0.17μl
Accreditation status
No
Calibration object
Relative pressure measuring devices (Manometer, Vacuum gauge, Pressure reducer)
Quantity/ Property
Pressure
Procedure reference
Comparison with certified reference instruments
Range/ Limit
-1 bar to 700 bar
CMC
0,008 bar
Accreditation status
No
Calibration object
Laminar flow hood and other chemical instruments
Quantity/ Property
Chemistry
Procedure reference
Qualification or calibration as the case may be
Accreditation status
No
Calibration object
Sound Level Meter
Quantity/ Property
Acoustics
Procedure reference
Comparison to a standard calibrator
Range/ Limit
94 dB -114 dB
CMC
Best uncertainty 0.5dB
Accreditation status
No
Calibration object
Compressor
Quantity/ Property
Force
Procedure reference
Reference force sensor
Range/ Limit
1 to 100 tons
CMC
Best uncertainty 20kg
Accreditation status
No
Uncertainty of measurements reports
Yes
Statement identifying how the measurements are metrologically traceable
Yes

How does the laboratory ensure international traceability of its measurements standards?

Through calibration certificates issues by an accredited national laboratory
no
Through calibration certificates issues by an accredited overseas laboratory
Yes
Does the lab participate in any inter- laboratory comparison?
No
Does the laboratory sub-contract calibration work to other laboratories?
No

Quality Control / Quality Management

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