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PAHs in Food

Need to know the latest in Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)? This course area provides training in methods routinely used in the EU for analysis of PAHs in food, focussing on using GC-MS laboratory methodology to meet the method performance requirements of European Regulations. Fees include all training materials, lunches and refreshements whilst attending the course as well as provision for transport between York City centre and Fera Science Ltd.

We can offer a bespoke combination of the classroom and in-lab training including;

  • Sample preparation and homogenisation
  • Sample extraction and clean-up
  • Instrumental analysis
  • Data processing
  • Priority PAHs - EU and US lists
  • EFSA lists of 16, 8 and 4 PAHs - what do they mean?
  • EU Regulations - analytical and sampling criteria; maximum limits, action limits and target limits
  • Quality control in a trace environmental contaminants laboratory
  • Validation of methods for PAHs analysis in accordance with ISO 17025


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Cancellation policy

Fera reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any of our courses. Under these circumstances, a full refund for registration fees or an alternative course date will be offered. Fera cannot be held responsible for any additional costs incurred as a result of a cancelled training course.

If you cancel your booking more than 30 days prior to the course start date, you will be refunded the full registration fee. If you cancel your booking between 14-30 days prior to the course start date, you will be refunded 50% of the registration fee. If you cancel your booking less than 14 days prior to the course start date, or in the event of your non-attendance, the registration fee will not be refunded. All cancellations must be sent in writing. Fera will accept substitutions Book your place now if you are unable to attend, provided you notify us in writing prior to the course start date.

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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


What Makes us Different?

  • State of the art analytical equipment & world class facilities
  • Courses taught by internationally recognised experts from Fera with excellent networking opportunities
  • Comprehensive course materials supported by a century of extensive R&D learnings
  • Practical technical advice & relevant applications as case studies

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