EURL growth promoters

Welcome to the EURL pages of RIKILT.

We are the European Union Reference Laboratory (EURL) for the analysis of biological residues produced by food-production animals for the presence of hormonal growth promoting compounds, sedatives and mycotoxins.

This site provides you with information regarding proficiency tests, workshops, training courses and such.

Centre of expertise

The EURL is a centre of expertise and provides:

  • analytical support
  • proficiency tests
  • workshops
  • analytical standards and reference materials.
  • documentation services and assistance with quality monitoring for residue testing programmes.



    Services for NRLs

    These services are available to National Reference Laboratories in the EU Member States and other countries exporting food of animal origin to the EU.

    Register for:

    • order Reference Standards
    • view Workshop presentations
    • access Documentation
    • participate in Forum discussions
    • participate in Proficiency tests