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How do microplastics affect living organisms?

After three intensive years, the EU research project “MikroPlastiCarrier” has now been completed. Together with partners, WESSLING has analysed what microplastic particles are composed of.

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WESSLING receives research seal “Innovation through Research“

With this research seal, the Stifterverband honours organisations involved in research for their special communal and social responsibility. WESSLING is involved in various research projects and is active in a broad research and business network.

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Mandatory maximum levels for perchlorate in certain food products from 1 July 2020

Short-term changes for fruit and vegetables, tea, herbal tea and certain babyfood products

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New maximum levels for chlorate from 28 June 2020

Producers and distributors of food or feed are required to pay special attention to the fact that the new MRLs and regulations (including footnote (A)) for chlorate apply without restriction, without a transitional period.

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VDI 3876 – Asbestos in construction and demolition waste

Asbestos products, such as asbestos cement, concrete construction spacers or fillers, are often found in building debris. In order to reduce cost and deadline risks, WESSLING supports with sampling, laboratory analysis and evaluation.

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Pesticide residues, mould toxins and heavy metals in spices

Pesticide residues, mould toxins and heavy metals: the Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety in Germany calls on importers and producers of chilli powder, pepper and paprika to increase self-controls and monitoring.

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Münsterland think tanks: WESSLING are in!

WESSLING is known for a lively culture of innovation, which is enlivened by a broad network of research institutions. We are therefore very pleased to be part of the regional Think Tanks for the project Enabling Networks of the Münsterland e.V.

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Laboratory analysis of pharmaceuticals on Burkholderia cepacia

Burkholderia cepacia is a bacterial species of increasing importance for the pharmaceutical, OTC and cosmetics industries. In recent years, both sterile and non-sterile drugs had to be recalled from the market due to contamination by this bacteria.

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Radon in construction land and buildings

Radon (Rn-222) is a naturally occurring radioactive noble gas that is formed in the ground from the radioactive decay of rocks containing uranium. It can penetrate buildings through leaks.

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Analysis of surfaces for coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)

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Gain valuable information about the effectiveness of your hygiene measures

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