Environmental chemistry (GLP) services

Environmental chemistry (GLP) services

SynTech Research can offer testing on a range of crops

SynTech Research can offer testing on a range of crops

With its global field station network, and SynTech Research Laboratory Services (SRLS), Kansas, USA,  SynTech is  able to offer a complete program including protocol development, field trial conduct, sample analysis and report writing.

Study types

Field trials

SynTech’s global network of field trial facilities in 29 countries ensures comprehensive coverage of all key crops and provides timely delivery of high quality studies. SynTech’s agronomists perform a range of field, greenhouse and laboratory GEP and GLP tests to determine dissipation, residue and acute and chronic effects of all classes of pesticide chemistry on organisms.

SynTech agronomists conduct a range of trials

SynTech agronomists conduct a range of trials

Regional / federal, state and country programs required for registration are designed and managed according to the EPAPMRAOECDJMAFFINMETRO, Latin America and Asia authorities.

Residue studies

  • Field crop residue and field dissipation
  • Post harvest residues
  • Residue reduction studies – cooking and washing procedures
  • Import tolerances

Soil accumulation/dissipation

  • Short-term single soil-type, shallow samples
  • Long-term studies, range of soils, 1m samples
Dislodgeable foliar residues – hole punch samplin

Dislodgeable foliar residues – hole punch sampling

Dislodgeable foliar residues

  • Whole leaf sampling
  • Hole-punch sampling

Sample preparation / processing

  • Crop and soil sample processing / homogenization
  • Cooking studies to determine the fate of crop residues in food preparation
  • Robot Coups for crop processing
  • Hammer-mill for soil preparation
  • Freezer storage space for bulk and prepared residue samples

Analytical capability

Quantiva 4 - State-of-the-art equipment

State-of-the-art equipment

Laboratory capacity, experienced chemists and state-of-the-art equipment (LC/MS/MS and GC/MS/MS instruments) for fast and accurate residue measurements:

  • Analysis of samples from crop, animal and environmental studies, including ecotoxicology
  • LC/MS/MS capability on both Thermo and Sciex platforms (HPLC ad UPLC)
  • Laboratory guideline studies including:
    • Method development and validation
    • Method refinement for new crop, aquatic, animal tissue, animal feed and pollinator matrices
    • Independent laboratory validation (ILV)
    • Freezer storage stability
    • Multi-residue method assessment
    • Soil dissipation
    • Field volatility and spray drift measurement
    • Transferable turf residue (TTR)
    • Protein expression for GMO programs

Quality assurance

Our experienced team of qualified QA personnel can provide consultancy services globally for in-life field audits, laboratory and field / analytical reports and site inspections.

Program management

Experienced SRLS staff compliment SynTech’s  field-phase study directorship capabilities, providing total management of design, field, laboratory and reporting phases for GLP residue and environmental programs. GLP residues studies are managed from the US or EU and can be conducted throughout the US, the EU, Canada and most Latin American and Asian countries.

Post-harvest services

Yield and quality evaluations

Fruit quality evaluation

Fruit quality evaluation

  • solids, starch, acidity, minerals, physiology
  • yield, size, weight, firmness and color
  • pre-and post-cold storage assessments

Processing phase

  • desiccation, concentrates and juice
  • vinification
  • oil production

To download a copy of the Environmental chemistry (GLP) services brochure click here

For further information contact:
Laboratory – Scott Ward
Email: sward@syntechresearch.com

Field – Daniel Mourad
Email: dmourad@syntechresearch.com