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Fidget Spinners – Is Nickel Inside?

18.09.2017 Report from a day in the lab: The so-called Fidget-Spinner is becoming a must-have object on many school playgrounds. These multi-faceted toys can be easily rotated with the fingers by spinning „wi ...

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Residues and Contaminants in Processed Foods, Mushrooms, Cereals and Potatoes, 2016

31.08.2017 Report from a day in the lab: In 2016, in addition to 1,736 samples of fresh vegetables and fruit from conventional production, 413 samples of processed foods, mushrooms, cereals and potatoes from  ...

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Rat Owner Dies from Leptospirosis: Was his Cuddly Pet Rat the Source of Infection?

07.08.2017 Report from a day in the lab: The owner of a rat died from leptospirosis. Where could he have caught this serious infectious disease? Possibly from his own pet?

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Residues and Contaminants in Fresh Vegetables from Conventional Cultivation, 2016

03.08.2017 Report from a day in the lab: In 2016 a total of 883 samples of fresh vegetables from conventional cultivation were analyzed by CVUA Stuttgart for residues of over 700 different pesticides, pestici ...

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Residues and Contaminants in Fresh Fruit from Conventional Cultivation, 2016

27.07.2017 Report from a day in the lab: In 2016 a total of 853 samples of fresh fruit from conventional culti-vation were analyzed by CVUA Stuttgart for residues of over 700 different pesticides, pesticide m ...

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Residues and Contaminants – How We Assess

10.07.2017 Report from a day in the lab: CVUA Stuttgart has been publishing its reports on pesticide residues in plant-based foods on the Internet since 2003. These reports have often occasioned commentary an ...

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EU Reference Laboratory for Residue of Pesticides (Single Residue Methods)

In 2006 CVUA Stuttgart was designated as the EU Reference Laboratory for pesticide residues requiring single residue methods for analysis. This field of work is highly challenging, as the compounds are very difficult to analyze due to their physicochemical characteristics; they cannot be analyzed using existing multi-residue methods. In addition to state-of-the-art equipment, this field of work requires a high level of analytical competence and skill.

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Pesticides-Online

Pesticides-Online is an Internet-based platform that was designed with the aim of providing laboratories with easy access to information from the field of pesticide residues. The data can be specifically and systematically accessed with the help of search masks.

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