Testing Services

EMSL offers full service assistance in the event of product detention by the FDA during importation. Dedicated project managers will coordinate sample collection and analysis, working directly with the FDA to determine exactly what is needed. EMSL provides sampling services and rapid testing turnaround times and can deliver a custom Import Detention Resolution Packet (IDRP) directly to FDA compliance officers.

A wide variety of testing services are available from EMSL. A few examples of possible analysis that may be required include:
  • • Natural Toxins
  • • Artificial Colors
  • • Sweeteners
  • • Bacterial Pathogens
  • • Filth Analysis / Extraneous Material
  • • Leachable Lead & Cadmium
  • • Mercury Analysis
  • • Pesticide Residues
  • • Melamine
  • • Fluoride

To handle your project, EMSL's laboratory is staffed with the industry's leading scientists and FDA import detention specialists. The laboratory is equipped with the most modern instrumentation which allows for highly accurate analysis and rapid results.

FD&C Act Chapter VIII: Imports and Exports