Labs-Mart provides full solvent residue testing services for the Dietary Supplement industry and Food Safety. Using our extensive experience in dealing with the complex food matrixes, Dietary Supplement formulations and finished product dosage forms, our Residual Solvent lab services occupy the highest industry standards for quality and service:

  • Well trained professionals experienced in pesticide residue chemistry.
  • Extensive experience with numerous compound classes and matrix types.
  • Federally inspected and licensed as cGMP compliant testing facility.
  • Meet OECD and FDA guidelines.

The primary methodological industry standard utilized is the United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) Chapter <467> Articles of Botanical Origin – Test for Pesticides.

Method Compound Maximum Residue Limit (ppm)
USP <467> Class I
Environmental hazard
Benzene 2
Carbon tetrachloride 4
1,2-Dichloroethane 5
1,1-Dichloroethene 8
1,1,1-Trichloroethane 1500
USP <467> Class II
Animal carcinogens
Suspected to be toxic
Acetonitrile 410
Chlorobenzene 360
Chloroform 60
Cyclohexane 3880
1,2-Dichloroethene 1870
1,2-Dimethoxyethane 100
1,4-Dioxane 380
Hexane 290
Methanol 3000
Methylbutylketone 50
Methylcyclohexane 1180
Methylene chloride 600
Nitromethane 50
Pyridine 200
Tetrahydrofuran 720
Tetralin 100
Toluene 890
Trichloroethylene 80
60% m-xylene, 14% p-xylene
9% o-xylene, 17% ethyl benzene
USP <467> Class III
Low toxic potential
Acetic acid PDE >50mg
tert-Butylmethyl ether
Dimethyl sulfoxide
Ethyl acetate
Ethyl ether
Isobutyl acetate
Methyl acetate