TECAM is an ISO 17025 and GLP accredited testing laboratory that provides testing on food, water, cosmetics and other chemicals, as well as testing for safety evaluation.
TECAM considers quality assurance and quality control as integral part of customer satisfaction and one of the most important aspects of the business. Therefore, all procedures and testing are based on a solid quality assurance system.
We have an independent quality assurance that ensures our that our proficiency, methodology and quality are at a very high level through the constant revision of standardized and well recognized methodologies, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all activities of the company, traceability of all documents, internal and external inspections, proficiency testing, continuous training of the team and others.
For TECAM accreditation equals quality. Our microbiology and chemistry food/ water testing laboratories are ISO 17025 accredited. This international standard assures that testing laboratories maintain a well-defined quality system and demonstrates technical competency to generate reliable results.
Also Tecam is a GLP (Good Laboratory Practice) accredited laboratory in areas as toxicology, ecotoxicology and physical chemistry for safety testing of chemicals and other products. Our studies are continuously monitored by the national accreditation office. International compliance to the OECD principles of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) was confirmed by the Swiss Monitoring Unit and recognition of CGCRE* (General Coordination of Accreditation from INMETRO) as a member of the OECD Mutual Acceptance of Data (MAD).
TECAM ACREDITATIONS / CERTIFICATIONS:
ANVISA – (National Health Agency)
CGCRE* (“General Coordination of Accreditation from INMETRO”)
BPL (Good Laboratory Practice): environmental toxicity studies on aquatic and terrestrial organisms, mammalian toxicity studies, mutagenicity studies, physical-chemical testing, analytical and clinical chemistry testing.
AAALAC (Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care)
CIAEP/Concea 01.0368.215 (São Paulo)
MAPA (Ministry of Agriculture)
• Qualitative and quantitative analysis of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) (published on 07/05/2006).
• São Paulo Department of Agriculture
• Microbiological and physical-chemical testing on food and water (published on 08/01/1998).