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rolling proof

Module tea and spices

The matrices are chosen from “difficult and unique commodities” according to SANTE 11312/2021:

  • tea and herbal teas
  • spices

Neither the identity nor the exact number of pesticides are announced in advance. The scope of pesticides within the module tea and spices proof is defined here.

The module covers

  • all in all 150 pesticides (within a period of five years).
  • 25-35 spiked pesticides in each test material.
  • a test material per year.
  • the corresponding blank materials.
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Picture of a black tea
Black tea P1508-RT
Picture of black pepper
Black pepper P1614-RT
Picture of herbal tea
Herbal tea P1713-RT
Picture of curry powder
Curry powder P1814-RT
Picture of green tea
Green tea P1904-RT
Picture of paprika powder
Paprika powder P2013-RT
Picture of black tea
Black tea P2121-RT
Picture of garam masala
Garam masala P2221-RT
Picture of black pepper
Black pepper P2423-RT

Expected time schedule

Please register before:
01 July 2024
Dispatch of samples:
07 October 2024
Deadline for reporting results:
30 October 2024

Terms and prices

Laboratories are free to join rolling proof at any time.

tea and spices

5-year package

A minimum of 150 pesticides are tested within a 5-year period. All in all 5 ring tests are included. A discount is granted if the 5-year package is booked. 

Annual fee
(1 ring tests each year):

722 €

Total fee
(5-years, 5 ring tests):

3610 €

Multi-method pesticides in peppercorn (piper nigrum)


Basic price

720 €

Test material


Blank material

70 €

Payment of rolling proof is performed on an annual basis. An early termination of the packages is also possible. The granted discount then has to be compensated.

The test material is shipped by express courier. Shipping costs are included for shipment to EU countries. Additional shipping costs may apply for shipment to Non-EU countries.
Please feel free to contact us to get an individual quote.
Note: PROOF-ACS reserves the right to cancel tests in case of less than ten participants.