RIKILT has extensive expertise in the field of analysing of pesticides in food, feed and plant samples.

For products of animal origin RIKILT is National Reference Laboratory (NRL). RIKILT can analyse samples for residues in the framework of official EU and national control and monitoring programs. Additionally RIKILT analyses samples crop, soil, water and liquid formulations and tank under regarding maintaining the enforcement of Pesticides. RIKILT has targeted multi-residue methods based on chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS / MS, GC-MS / MS), non-target full scan screening methods based on GCxGC-TOF-MS and LC-high resolution MS and specific single residue methods.