The quality of agrochemicals (such as plant protection products) and biocidal products used in the industrial sector has a direct impact on the environment and human health. 

In order to be granted approval by government authorities, products must meet high quality standards and comply with safety regulations.

Mérieux NutriSciences provides highly specialized technical and analytical services for the worldwide registration and regulatory compliance of agrochemicals, biocides and chemicals (*).

Our safety and quality services provide the world’s leading manufacturers with reliable scientific data, including laboratory data and field studies, to determine the safety and efficacy of products. We ensure that products comply with international standards across an extensive range of parameters, including:

Mérieux NutriSciences offers scientific excellence, top-level quality standards (GLP/OECD, ISO 17025), and best-in-class services according to good laboratory practices (GLP).

(*) Application of European regulations:

  • Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 concerning the Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH)
  • Regulation (EU) No. 528/2012 concerning the making available on the market and use of biocidal products
  • Regulation (EC) No. 1107/2009 concerning the placing of plant protection products on the market 

All our Tests and Services

- Physicochemical and technical properties 
- Determination of active substances and impurities
- Stability studies

Five-batch analysis
Preliminary screening analysis

Testing for substance characterization

Physical and chemical properties
Technical properties of formulated products

Toxicological tests to assess the potential health hazards of agrochemicals, biocidal products and other chemicals.

Mutagenicity Studies

Bacterial reverse mutation test

In vitro mammalian cell micronucleus test

In vivo mammalian erythrocyte micronucleus test 

In vitro mammalian cell gene mutation test

Mutagenicity Studies
Ecotoxicological Studies, Environmental Fate and Behaviour Studies

Ecotoxicological tests

    Aquatic toxicity

    Effects on terrestrial organisms

Environmental fate and behavior tests

Ecotoxicological Studies, Environmental Fate and Behaviour Studies
Efficacy Tests
Efficacy Tests
Regulatory Support and Consultancy on Biocidal Products & Chemicals
Regulatory Support and Consultancy on Biocidal Products & Chemicals