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Heavy Metals

Our experts specialise in the detection and accurate measurement of trace elements and metals in a wide range of matrices including food ingredients, processed foods, animal feeds, clinical materials and soils. Fera has developed several sample digestion and advanced detection techniques such as Inductively Coupled Plasma-Mass Spectrometry (ICP-MS) that allows us to test for more than 60 elements in one analytical run.

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Trace Elements

Target LOQ


Determination Method

Multi Element Customer Selection 0.01 - 0.7 mg/kg ICP-MS
Iodine 0.01 - 0.7 mg/kg ICP-MS
Inorganic arsenic 0.01 - 0.7 mg/kg ICP-MS

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To speak with us about our services, or for any services not listed, please contact the Customer Service Group on +44 (0)300 100 0323 or e-mail us at

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National Reference Laboratory

We are the National Reference Laboratory for:

  • Food, Feed and Food Contact Materials
  • Pesticide Residues
  • Veterinary Medicine Residues

Trace Metals Sample Sumbission Form

Download Sample submission form here: Sample Submission Form

  • Metals Analysis, Idoine & Inorganic Arsenic tests available
  • Volume Discounts available for maximum batch quantities
  • Extensive scope of UKAS (ISO17025) accredited tests

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T: +44 (0)300 100 0323

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Food Testing, Detection and Analytical Services Brochure

Download the latest Food Testing, Detection and Analytical Services Brochure

  • Various GC-MS and LC-MS screening tests
  • National Reference Laboratory Status
  • Extensive range of experts & multiplex testing where possible