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Analysis of tea, herbal teas and fruit teas

Tea is popular throughout the world. Irrespective of whether this is green or black tea, flavoured or not, fruit tea or vegetable tea, it is precisely this variety which makes tea such a valued drink. In order to be able to inspect the quality level of the product, we examine tea, herbal teas and fruit teas according to the guidelines of the THIE. We also analyse pesticide residues and contaminants such as e.g. pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PA) or tropane alkaloids (TA).

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Scope of Analysis:

Quality Parameters

  • Ash
  • Appearance, Odor, Flavor
  • Caffeine
  • Dry matter
  • Essentioal oil determination
  • Foreign material
  • Hydrochloric acid insoluble ash
  • Microbiologie according to THIE
  • Water extract
  • Water-insoluble ash

Residues / Contaminants

  • Aflatoxin B1, B2, G1, G2
  • Anthraquinone
  • Bromide
  • Dithiocarbamates and Thiuramdisulfides
  • Elementanalysis / heavy metals
  • Glyphosate
  • Mineral oil residues (MOSH/MOAH)
  • Nicotine
  • Ochratoxin A (OTA)
  • PAH (polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons)
  • Pentachlorophenol (PCP)
  • Perchlorate / Chlorate
  • Pesticide residues
  • Pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PA)
  • Tropane alkaloids (TA)

Do you have further questions about the analysis of tea, herbal teas and fruit teas? Please do not hesitate to contact us:


Tel: +49 (0)421 / 59 66 070


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