Laboratory of physiochemistry

Research of laboratory are carried out in high class of instruments according to optimized methods and standards

The range of research which are carried out in laboratory of physicochemical

Analytical determinations

1. Development and validation of the analytical methods
2. Determination of active substances content in test item
3. Determination of impurities content in test item
4. Determination of active substances metabolites content in test item
Physicochemical researches

1. Appearance, colour and odour according to: Polish Pharmacopoeia, EPA OPPTS 830.6302 Colour, EPA OPPTS 830.6303 Physical State, EPA OPPTS 830.6304 Odour, ASTM D 1535-01 Test Method for Specifying Colour by the Munsell System, ASTM D 1544-98 Test Method for Colour of Transparent Liquids (Gardner Colour Scale)

2. pH according to: CIPAC MT 75.3 Determination of pH values, EPA OPPTS 830.7000 pH
3. Acidity/ Alkalinity according to: CIPAC MT 191 Acidity or alkalinity of formulations
4. Density according to: CIPAC MT 3 Specific gravity, density, and weight per millilitre, OECD 109 Density of Liquids and Solids, EU A.3 Relative density; EPA OPPTS 830.7300 Density / Relative Density / Bulk Density
5. Viscosity according to: OECD 114 Viscosity of Liquids
6. Surface tension according to: OECD 115 Surface Tension of Aqueous Solutions, EU A.5. Surface Tension
7. Determination of the bulk density and tapped bulk density of granulates according to: CIPAC MT 186 Bulk density, CIPAC MT 159 Pour and tap bulk density of granular included in EPA OPPTS 830.7300 Density / Relative Density / Bulk Density, CIPAC MT 169 Tap density of water dispersible granules
8. Determination of foam stability according to: CIPAC MT 47.3 Persistent foam
9. Determination of dust content in granulated products according to: CIPAC MT 171.1 Dustiness of granular products
10. Determination of granules flowability according to: CIPAC MT 172.1 Flowability of Granular Preparations after Accelerated Storage under Pressure
11. Determination of attrition resistance of granulated materials according to: CIPAC MT 178.2 Attrition resistance of granules

12. Particle size distribution (sieve analysis) according to: CIPAC MT 170 Dry sieve analysis of water dispersible granules, CIPAC MT 58 Dust content and apparent density of granular pesticide formulations and laser diffraction method according to CIPAC MT 187 Particle size analysis by laser diffraction)

13. Determination of powder wettability according to: CIPAC MT 53.3 Wetting of wettable powder
14. Determination of solubility degree of formulation according to: CIPAC MT 179 Dissolution degree and solution stability
15. Solubility in water according to: EU A.6, OECD 105 Water Solubility
16. Solubility in organic solvents according to CIPAC MT 181 Solubility in organic solvents
17. Degree of formulation dilution and stability in aqueous solutions according to: CIPAC MT41 Dilution stability of herbicide aqueous solutions, CIPAC MT179 Dissolution degree and solution stability
18. Determination of suspension stability and dispersion degree according to: CIPAC MT 168 Determination of the suspension stability of water dispersible granules, CIPAC MT 184 Suspensibility of formulations forming suspensions on dilution with water, CIPAC MT
19. Determination of spontaneous dispersion of suspensions according to: CIPAC MT 160 Spontaneity of dispersion of suspension concentrates
20. Determination of pourability of test item according to: CIPAC MT 148.1 Pourability of suspension concentrates
21. Emulsion characteristics and re-emulsification properties according to: CIPAC MT Emulsion characteristics and re-emulsification properties
22. Degree of granules dispersion according to: 174 Dispersibility of water dispersible granules
23. Wet sieve analysis according to: CIPAC MT 185 Wet sieve test
24. Aerosol spray pattern
25. Measurement of internal pressure spray

26. Determination of dose of the aerosol product per one application according to: Manual on development and use of FAO and WHO specifications for pesticides

27. Assessment of appearance of the packaging with a change in weight according to: PN-EN 14182:2005 Packaging – terminology; EPA OPPTS 830.6320 Corrosion Characteristics
28. Determination of loss on calcination according to Food Chemical Codex V
29. Determination of moisture of test item using a moisture analyser
30. etermination of water content by Karl-Fischer method according to: CIPAC MT 30.1 Karl Fischer method or drying method to constant weight
31. Flash-point according to: A.9 Flash-point, PN-EN ISO 2719:2007 Determination of flash-point. Pensky-Martens closed cup method
32. Flammability of solids according to: EU A.10 Flammability (solids)
33. lammability of aerosol according to: the Regulation of the Minister of Economy of 5 November 2009 on detailed requirements for aerosol products (Journal of Laws No. 188, item 1460)
34. Explosive properties according to: EU A.14 Explosive properties, EPA OPPTS 830.6316 Explodability
35. Oxidizing properties according to: EU A.17. Oxidizing properties (solids)
36. Melting temperature
37. Determination of n-octanol/water partition coefficient according to: EU A.8 Partition coefficient, OECD 107 Partition coefficient (n-octanol/water): shake flask method
38. Adsorption/desorption of substance according to: OECD 106 Adsorption – Desorption Using a Batch Equilibrium Method
39. Determination of total carbon content using a TOC analyser

Storage tests

1. Accelerated aging according to: CIPAC MT 46.3 Accelerated Storage Procedure

2. Low temperature stability according to: CIPAC MT 39.3 Low temperature stability of liquid formulation

3. Storage at ambient temperature according to: CropLife Technical Monograph No 17, 2nd Edition, EPA OPPTS 830.6317 Storage Stability

4. Storage at the temperature and humidity indicated by the customer

Individual research

We also carry out tests on individual requests.
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Methods and standards




regulation (EC) No 440/2008 (REACH – test methods)


regulation 528/2012 EU


standardized and own validated methods


methods and publications of CIPAC


US EPA guidelines


methods ordered by clients


Polish Pharmacopoeia


ISO standards



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