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rolling proof

Module tea and spices

The matrices are chosen from “difficult and unique commodities” according to SANTE/11813/2017:

  • 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.

In the period 2015 to 2019, the module covered the commodity groups “dry legume vegetables/pulses” and “cereal grain and products thereof”. From 2020 on, the module is focused on cereal grain and products thereof”.

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
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
To be defined in autumn 2020

Expected time schedule

Please register before:
15 January 2020
Dispatch of samples:
2 March 2020
Deadline for reporting results:
24 March 2020

Terms and prices

aboratories 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 of 5 % 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 paprika powder

P2013-RT

Basic price

690 €


Test material paprika powder

included


Blank material paprica powder

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.