OXKEM Analytical Services
Our aim is to supply a comprehensive analytical service to the Food and Chemical Industries that need to outsource all their quality control needs or just a one-off analysis that may be required to trouble-shoot problems or for external marketing needs. From our facilities at Reading we offer a personalised and fast service where you speak directly to an analyst.
Our range of analysis encompass instrumental such as HPLC, GC,AAS and traditional methods, Official and International Standard Methods as well as method development for your quality control systems.
Water analysis for processing requirements, heavy metals to comply with regulations and Beer, Wine and Spirits analysis for due diligence.
Cations : Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Potassium by ICP
Anions : Sulphate, Chloride, Phosphates, Nitrates and Nitrites by IC
Heavy Metals by ICP-AES: Antimony, Arsenic, Boron, Cadmium, Chromium, Copper, Lead, Mercury, Nickel, Selenium, Manganese, Iron, Zinc and Aluminium.
Malt analysis by the EBC and IoB procedures: Moisture, Nitrogen, Extract, Colour, Total Nitrogen, Total Soluble Nitrogen, Free Amino Nitrogen, Beta-Glucans, Viscosity and Zinc
Beer, Wine Wort and Must analysis: Alcohol, Bitterness, Sulphites, Total Carbohydrates, Zinc, Copper, Iron,FAN, Sorbic and Benzoic acids.
Spirits and Liqueurs : Alcohol, Higher alcohols and Esters
Food labelling requirements : Group 1 and Group 2
Children toys, natural or synthetic rubber to comply with EU Regulations; monomers migration, heavy metals (EN71), antioxidants and elements migration (EN14350-2), Maryland BPA (0.5 ppb)
USP and FCC monographs for marine derived calcium and magnesium products
We are experienced in the analysis of Isocyanates, Cychlosiloxanes, Primary and Secondary Amines, Phthalates, Organic Volatile Impurities and Asbestos.
You can reach the lab directly for any enquiries and quotes:
Telephone: + 44 118 952 2929
Brewing - Beer and Malt
Anions and Cations
Full malt analysis
Wines, Spirits and Liqueurs
Total and Volatile acidity
Food and Drinks
Vitamins – C, K, D3
Residual solvents - USP
Food Supplements and Additives
REsidual solvents - USP
Seaweed derived Calcium - USP - FCC
Marine Magnesium - FCC - USP
Plastics in contact with food
Baby teats and soothers
Phthalates - 2005/85/EC
MBT and Antioxidants
Water and environmental
Primary and Secondary Amines
Asbestos Detection and Identification
USP - Residual Solvents
E900 2000/63/EC Tests