The laboratory personnel include people with a variety of specializations and degrees.

The laboratory personnel include people with a variety of specializations and degrees.

The laboratory analyzes more than 20000 samples per year covering most of the local requirements on the island.

The laboratory analyzes more than 20000 samples per year covering most of the local requirements on the island.

We are working professionally to ensure the quality of testing.

We are working professionally to ensure the quality of testing.

We respect and maintain confidence concerning the customer’s results or personal data.

We respect and maintain confidence concerning the customer’s results or personal data.

We are making every effort to continually improve the effectiveness of the management system.

We are making every effort to continually improve the effectiveness of the management system.

Following the initial training after its employment, all the personnel, follow internal and external training seminars in a variety of subjects mainly in quality assurance and quality.

Following the initial training after its employment, all the personnel, follow internal and external training seminars in a variety of subjects mainly in quality assurance and quality.

Our laboratory is the first private laboratory on the island to receive the EN ISO 17025 accreditation.

Our quality system assures that the equipment we use is of the highest quality, appropriately calibrated and our associates are professionally trained and believers of life-long learning. The methodologies we employ for analysis and many other aspects of our business are consistent, repeatable, traceable, and accurate.

Certifications

The global community, in order to help the international trade, has established specific rules and procedures in order to make sure that the results are identical and verifiable irrespective of the testing laboratory. For this reason the independence of services, accuracy of results, and professional performance were set by these sets of rules.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • I have not seen the analysis I am interested in at the cp Foodlab website. Is there a chance you may offer this analysis?

    The laboratory offers a very wide variety of analyses which are not listed. If the analysis is in the area of the laboratory’s interest (food/drink/environment/ pharmaceuticals)

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  • I am in need of a specialized analysis. Can the laboratory offer this analysis as an exemption from its program?

    The laboratory offers a very wide variety of analyses which are not listed and there is a good chance that the laboratory may offer the exemption.

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  • I am in need of a water analysis. How much will that cost me?

    The price of the “analysis of water” depends on its intended usage. If the water is to be used for bathing or for a swimming pool then the cost is rather small.

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  • I am the owner a food business, how can Foodlab help me?

    Most of the laboratory’s customers are food related businesses. The laboratory’s main business is actually to help and offer services to the food industry.

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  • I am the owner a food business, how can Foodlab help me?

    Most of the laboratory’s customers are food related businesses. The laboratory’s main business is actually to help and offer services to the food industry.

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  • I am need of a specialized blood analysis. Can cp Foodlab help me with that?

    Is not a usual practice for the Foodlab to deal with human blood or any other parameter a clinical lab is specialized in, however,

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  • I think I have just had a food poisoning incident, can cp Foodlab help me?

    The laboratory may help you with the analysis of the suspected food. In such a case a special procedure needs to be followed

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  • In simple words, what do we mean by certification/accreditation/standardization?

    Certification is the procedure at which a product or service are checked by an independent body which verifies that certain checks and

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  • How is accreditation achieved –in practice?

    Accreditation is generally offered to certification bodies and laboratories. The certification bodies may certify methodologies and products and can very well be

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  • Which is the responsible organization for accreditation?

    In Europe, according to a relevant EU directive, each country has to have its own National accreditation body. In Cyprus the National body responsible for the accreditation is KOPP

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  • What do we mean by the term “accredited laboratory” and what is different in a non-accredited one?

    The European Union has set accreditation as the criterion for accepting products across borders. Especially for imports from third countries (countries outside the Union)

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  • What is the scope of accreditation of a laboratory?

    The scope of accreditation of laboratory is an integral part of its accreditation certificate. The scope specifies the explicit tests that the accreditation body auditors have witnessed

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  • Can a laboratory be accredited for all the possible determinations/analyses?

    It is almost impossible for a laboratory to receive accreditation on every possible parameter as the expenses for such a scope will be huge. Each laboratory accredits methods according to

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  • In how many parameters is cp Foodlab accredited for today?

    Foodlab today has one of the largest scopes of accreditation in the region. The number of the accredited parameters on its scope of accreditation exceeds 500 and the number keeps increasing.

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Validity and Reliability

The laboratory personnel today include people with a variety of specializations and degrees.

The laboratory as a team of professionals, offers solutions to industrial problems, services to the governmental sector, individuals, the hotel and catering establishments, the pharmaceuticals sector as well as overseas companies/industries.

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Research Projects