SGS Hong Kong accredited for 20 OC-pesticides and preservatives tests
In July 2008, SGS Hong Kong has been endorsed by HOKLAS (Hong Kong Laboratory accreditation scheme) to offer accredited testing services on 20 Organochlorine (OC) pesticides and preservatives (Benzoic acid, Sorbic acid and Salicylic acid) tests.
The 20 OC pesticides are the ones have been regularly tested by the government to monitor the pesticide levels in Chinese medicines, which could be obtained from the markets. Although no specific pesticide regulation is enacted for fruits and vegetables presently, government is regularly monitoring these 20 OC pesticide levels in these commodities from the market for public health protection.
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