Institut Kirchhoff Berlin GmbH


With respect to microbiological analyses, the Institut Kirchhoff GmbH offers all current detection methods and confirmation reactions. You can find an overview of the procedures used under Microbiology – Detection methods. The following paragraphs provide more precise information on the analysed materials.

Microbiological analysis of foodstuffs

The Institut Kirchhoff Berlin GmbH offers quality control of raw materials and finished products in the food, drink, pharmaceutical, animal feed and cosmetic industries, as well as for hospitals, pools, hotels, industrial kitchens, catering businesses, nursery schools etc. We are accredited in accordance with section 44 of the German Infection Protection Law for detecting pathogenic agents.

For more detailed information on the analysis of foodstuffs and the parameters used, please visit the Microbiology – Foodstuffs page.

Microbiological analysis of drinking water

You can find information on the microbiological analysis of drinking water in the Service area – Drinking Water.

Microbiological analysis of pharmaceutical products

The Institut Kirchhoff Berlin GmbH analyses your pharmaceutical products according to the stipulations of the European Pharmacopoeia – quickly and professionally.

Microbiological inspection of herbal medicines to be taken orally

  • Total bacteria count
  • Fungi
  • Bile salt-tolerant gram-negative bacteria
  • Escherichia coli
  • Salmonella

Sterility tests

During a microbiological inspection of non-sterile products, the microorganisms capable of reproduction are counted. Not only the total bacteria count, but also the number and type of fungi present are determined. The following microorganisms are similarly specified:

  • Bile salt-tolerant gram-negative bacteria
  • Escherichia coli
  • Salmonella
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Staphyloccus aureus
  • Clostridium
  • Candida albicans

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Institut Kirchhoff Berlin GmbH
Oudenarder Straße 16 / Carrée Seestraße
13347 Berlin-Mitte

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Telephone: +49 (0) 30 457 98 93-0
Fax: +49 (0) 30 457 98 93-555
E-mail: ed.ffohhcrik-tutitsni@BKI

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Monday - Friday 8:00 - 18:00 Uhr
Saturday 8:00 - 14:00 Uhr