Analysis of heavy metals in your packaging

You wish to carry out analysis of heavy metals in your packaging

Why test your packaging for heavy metals?

First of all, although some are essential to industry (lead, chromium, etc.), other heavy metals have a particular toxicological profile (mercury, titanium, etc.). Thus, their use is highly regulated in industrial sectors such as food, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.

From this point of view, industrial companies must integrate the control and analysis of the content and presence of heavy metals in their finished products and raw materials.

Packaging is a possible source of heavy metals. It is therefore necessary to analyse them in order to optimise them so that they are not a source of undesirable heavy metals in the products they contain: cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, food, etc.

Consequently, the support of a competent laboratory in the analysis of heavy metals is essential in the context of quality control or the marketing of a cosmetic, pharmaceutical or food product.

FILAB supports you in your needs for heavy metal analysis in your packaging

Through our three levels of services: analysis, expertise and R&D support, FILAB assists companies from all sectors in the analysis of heavy metals in their packaging. FILAB provides its clients with the know-how and experience of its team, as well as a 2100m² analytical park equipped with state-of-the-art equipment.

FILAB’s laboratory is thus able to analyse heavy metals in all types of matrices: plastics, glass, recycled packaging (PCR glass), etc.

The positive aspects of FILAB

  • A highly qualified team

  • Responsiveness in responding to and processing requests

  • A complete analytical park of 2100m²

  • Tailor-made support

Clément BOENARD Head of Inorganic Chemistry Department
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