CEN/TS 17061:2019

Foodstuffs - Guidelines for the calibration and quantitative determination of pesticide residues and organic contaminants using chromatographic methods

Publication date:   Dec 16, 2019

General information

60.60 Standard published   Sep 4, 2019


CEN/TC 275 Food analysis - Horizontal methods

Technical Specification

67.050   General methods of tests and analysis for food products



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This Technical Specification gives guidelines for the execution of calibration and quantitative evaluation of chromatographic procedures for the determination of pesticides and organic contaminants in residue analysis. In addition, the essential requirements for calibration are outlined.
The calibration of analytical procedures and the evaluation of analytical results need to be conducted according to uniform principles in order to allow for a comparison of analytical results (even from different analytical procedures). They constitute the basis of any method validation and of the quality assurance within laboratories [1], [2], [3].
This Technical Specification does not consider issues of identification/qualification and extraction efficiency.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Regulation (EC) No 882/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 onofficial controls performed to ensure the verification of compliance with feed and food law, animal health and animal welfare rules

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CEN/TS 17061:2017


CEN/TS 17061:2019
60.60 Standard published
Sep 4, 2019


Adopted from L 00.00137 MODIFIED