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Besuch durch Frau Senatorin Dilek Kolat

When Dilek Kolat, Berlin state senator for Work, Women and Integration visited the Institut Kirchhoff Berlin GmbH, two things topped the agenda. One...

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Resümee des Statusseminars Pyrrolizidinalkaloide

Summary of the status seminar: ‘Tea and honey – old foods with new challenges; pyrrolizidine alkaloids between scandalisation and trivialisation’.

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Bestimmung von CMS mittels PCR

The cytoplasmic male sterility (CMS) occurs naturally in Japanese radish or sunflowers. The Institut Kirchhoff Berlin has developed a sensitive method...

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Dr. Erhard Kirchhoff erhielt die Adolf-Juckenack-Medaille 2013

On the occasion of the 42nd German Food Chemists’ Day in Braunschweig, 17 September 2013, Dr Erhard Kirchhoff was distinguished with the Adolf...

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Bestimmung von Pyrrolizidinalkaloiden in pflanzlichen Lebensmitteln mittels LC-MS/MS

During the analysis of over 200 commercially available samples of tea and herbal teas, some were found to contain high total content of pyrrolozidine...

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Bestimmung von MKW in Lebensmitteln und Verpackungen mittels LC-GC-FID

The Institut Kirchhoff Berlin GmbH analysed 3,500 samples, of which 400 were samples of packaging material, in respect of mineral oil hydrocarbon...

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Bestimmung von Perchlorat mittels LC-MS/MS

For more than two months now, the determination of perchlorate in fresh fruit and vegetables using LC-MS/MS has been one of the services offered by...

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Detecting horsemeat using real-time PCR is well established in the range of services offered by the Institut Kirchhoff Berlin GmbH. The...

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Akkreditierungsurkunde

Since January 2013, the Institut Kirchhoff Berlin GmbH is accreditated as an inspection centre of type A, in accordance with DIN EN ISO/IEC...

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2. Novellierung der Trinkwasserverordnung (TrinkwV)

On 14 December 2012, the 2nd Directive on Amending the Drinking Water Ordinance (TrinkwV) came into force. This sets out a number of amendments and...

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