How do I fill out the Chain of Custody (CoC) form?
Please see our onboarding video here. This video covers filling out the Chain of Custody (CoC) form at timestamp 3:33.
Which Mycotoxin tests does AEMTEK offer?
We currently offer Total Aflatoxins (B1, B2, G1, G2), Ochratoxin (Ochratoxin A 100% Ochratoxin B 18%) and Trichothecene (Verrucarin A) tests on routine basis. For other mycotoxin tests, please contact us for availability and special quotes.
What methods for Mold Detection and Identification are available at AEMTEK?
We offer microscopic examination, culture method, ITS and 18S DNA sequencing and qPCR methods.
What methods for Legionella testing are available at AEMTEK?
We offer culture plating method (based on CDC, ISO11731-2 and Standard Method SM9260J), Legiolert method (IDEXX) and Legionella pneumophila PCR method. All our methods are accredited by CDC ELITE program and AIHA EMLAP.
Will my COA be accepted by Amazon?
Aemtek is an ISO accredited, reputable laboratory with over 15 years of experience testing for the food, environmental, and cosmetic industries. Although it cannot be guaranteed that Amazon will accept any individual COA, we are familiar with their documentation requirements and have put together a panel of tests that includes the analyses retailers will look […]
How will I get my results?
Once all tests have been completed, your results (the COA) will be emailed to the email-address that you provided on your Chain of Custody (COC) Form.
What is a COA and how do I get one for my product?
A Certificate of Analysis, or COA, is a document that establishes that a product was analytically tested and meets specifications of safety and quality. Retailers require a COA from suppliers to ensure that the supplier has done their due-diligence to ensure the product remains safe for consumers, and the quality is as expected. To obtain […]
When will I receive my results?
Results will be sent once all tests are completed. Therefore, your turnaround time will be that of the requested test with the longest duration. For Cosmetic COA testing the turnaround time is 14 days. If method suitability is needed, turnaround time could be extended to 3 weeks.
How does an Accelerated Shelf Life Study work?
Accelerated studies are performed by manipulating the environment to simulate accelerated ambient conditions. Typically higher heat and humidity is used to accelerate the microbial growth by a target factor of time.
How does a Shelf Life Study work?
First, we will have you complete a Shelf Life Inquiry Form. This form will give our team important information about your product, so they may create an appropriate proposal for your study. After reviewing the information, and obtaining answers to any additional questions, our team will create a custom study design to fit your particular […]