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Speciation analysis and food security

The security and quality of food is an important issue in the modern society. To assess the food security and quality knowledge not only on trace element concentration but also on their chemical forms i.e. on the element species is mandatory. This training course aims to introduce the state of the art on speciation analysis in foodstuffs. Analytical methods for speciation analysis with practical applications to arsenic and selenium species and also legal regulations will be covered.

Date: 23.11.2005 - 24.11.2005
National/International: International
Language: English
Type: Training course
Location: Pau, France
Contact: Contact in Pau:
Ryszard Lobinski
2, Av. du Pr. Angot
64053 PAU
Sponsor: x.EVISA


1st day:

  • Introduction to speciation analysis in foodstuffs
  • Legal regulations
  • Certified reference materials
  • Sample preparation for species analysis in food (part 1)
  • Arsenic species in seafood and drinking water
  • Practical exercises on arsenic speciation analysis by HPLC – ICP-MS

2nd day:

  • Sample preparation for species analysis in food (part 2)
  • Selenium species in yeast, eggs and animal food and food additives
  • Practical exercises on selenium speciation analysis by HPLC – ICP-MS
Max. number of participants: 12
Fee: 1140 €

For registration please download the information flyer incl. registration form, fill in the registration form and fax the signed form not later than October 24th 2005. Please understand that the number of participants is very limited and therefore early registration is recommended.


There are different classes of hotels available in Pau. You should book your hotel yourself after having received confirmation for your participation by the course organizer.

 Hotels in Pau


October 24,2005Registration

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