Testing Center "Zdrave" within the National Center of Public Health and Analyses (NCPHA) houses five analytical laboratories under one roof.
Our laboratories have a proven Quality management system, accredited by the Bulgarian Accreditation Body in accordance with the BDS EN ISO 17025:2006. For our partners and customers the accreditation provides recognition of regulated reliability, independence and impartiality of our analyses and results. This ensures comparability of results with other member states of the EU, the international recognition of our competence, high quality and transparency of our services.
The Laboratories of the Testing Center "Zdrave" provide services oriented to the competent authorities, industrial and private clients. There have been applied the latest methods and analytical techniques in accordance with the regulations and at the request of customers.
Services rendered by us
Regardless of the type of consumer goods: foods, beverages, raw materials, grains, cosmetics, detergents, etc., we have analyzed different characteristics in different environments. We apply a wide range of test methods for organoleptic, physical, chemical and microbiological parameters and detection of GMO in accordance with ISO standards.
In an accredited laboratory there have been analyzes materials, products and commodities for compliance with the threshold limit values laid down in national and European legislative framework.
In the Testing Center “Zdrave” is situated one of the few laboratories in the country to assess the food composition.
Conceptual laboratory services
Highly qualified staff and participation in numerous national and international research projects and programs enable us to develop methods for and with our clients as well as to exchange the "know-how" and the expertise in the form of advice and training.
According to Regulation (EC) № 882/2004. NCPHA is a National Reference Laboratory for “Genetically Modified Organisms” (NRL- GMO) and for “Materials and articles intended to come into contact with foods”
NCPHA is a member of the European Network of GMO Laboratories (ENGL).
The NCPHA is a NRL-GMO according to Regulation (EC) № 1829/2004.
We work with the European reference laboratories within the scope of our accreditation and participate in the validation of methods for control of new GMOs on the market according to Regulation (EC) № 1981/2006, № 120/2014 and № 1829/2004 as part of the European registration procedure for new GMOs.
Our partners and regular clients are: Agro Max Invest Co.- Razgrad, Alimko Ltd,Bulgarcontrol Co., Bulfruct Ltd Kostenets, Victoria Nuts Ltd, Danon, Eliaz Co., Sugar Factories Gorna Oryahovitza, Kronos Ltd, PB Bulgaricum, Mlin 97, Co., - Razgrad, Milk products Trakiya Ltd – Haskovo, Nilana Ltd, Tandem Co., Si Comercial 7 Ltd –Samolov, Slancho Co., P.I.C.Co., TUF Bulgaria, Faustina Grup Ltd, SGS– Bulgaria
The range of Testing Center “Zdrave” includes tests on groups of products as follows
· Cereal grains and legumes and products made from them;
· Bread and bakery products
· Edible oils and fats, Oil seeds
· Meat and meat products
· Eggs and egg products
· Poultry and poultry products
· Fish and fishery products
· Fruits, vegetables and products made from them
· Sugar and sugar confectionery
· Chocolate and chocolate products
· Honey and honey bee products
· Ready made meals and semi-fabricated food components
· Tea, coffee, cocoa
· Spices and food additives
· Nutritional supplements
· Alcohol beverages
· Cosmetic products
A detailed list of characteristics that are experienced with the Order№ 1425/16.11.2012 of the Bulgarian Executive Agency "Accreditation Services".
Contacts: Diana Aleksandrova - Front Office Manager
Assoc. Prof. Tzveta Georgieva – Head of the Testing Center “Zdrave”